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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Overly or too much.

Usage examples (38)
  • The student was excessively worried about the grade instead of the quality of the project.
  • Adjective : excessive charges; excessive criticism
  • He also noted that inventory, stockpiles at businesses had piled up to what he called excessively high levels.
  • Successful programs with money to spare can afford to bring in excessively large recruiting classes. for more
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