excessively


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Related to excessively: frenetic, attest, properly, vagary, tentatively

ex·ces·sive

 (ĭk-sĕs′ĭv)
adj.
Exceeding a normal, usual, reasonable, or proper limit.

ex·ces′sive·ly adv.
ex·ces′sive·ness n.
Synonyms: excessive, immoderate, intemperate, inordinate, extravagant, extreme
These adjectives mean exceeding a normal, usual, reasonable, or proper limit. Excessive has the widest range: excessive drinking; excessive debt. Immoderate and intemperate denote a lack of due moderation or restraint: immoderate political views; intemperate personal remarks. Inordinate adds to these words a sense of going beyond what is proper or deserved: inordinate self-regard; took an inordinate time to reply. Extravagant sometimes specifies lavish or unwise expenditure (extravagant gifts); often it implies overstepping the bounds of reason or prudence (extravagant claims; extravagant speculation in the stock market). Extreme suggests going far beyond what is normal, desirable, or generally acceptable: an extreme diet; an extreme ideology.
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Adv.1.excessively - to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits; "too big"

excessively

adverb
1. immoderately, too much, extravagantly, intemperately She had started taking pills and drinking excessively.
2. inordinately, unnecessarily, unduly, disproportionately, unreasonably managers paying themselves excessively high salaries
Translations
بِتَطَرُّف، بإفْراط
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excessively

[ɪkˈsesɪvlɪ] ADV [eat, smoke, worry, spend] → demasiado, en exceso; [ambitious, optimistic, proud, cautious] → excesivamente
prices are excessively highlos precios son excesivamente or demasiado altos

excessively

[ɪkˈsɛsɪvli] adv
[high, long, large] → excessivement
[drink] → avec excèsexcess luggage nexcédent m de bagagesexcess postage n (British)surtaxe f (pour affranchissement insuffisant)

excessively

adv (+vb) → übermäßig; drink, eatzu viel; (+adj) → allzu; bright, boring, uglyäußerst, ausgesprochen; to worry excessivelysich übermäßig große Sorgen machen; excessively soallzu sehr; he’s confident, perhaps excessively soer ist selbstbewusst, vielleicht sogar zu selbstbewusst

excessively

[ɪkˈsɛsɪvlɪ] adv (see adj) → smodatamente, eccessivamente, esageratamente

excess

(ikˈses) noun
1. the (act of) going beyond normal or suitable limits. He ate well, but not to excess.
2. an abnormally large amount. He had consumed an excess of alcohol.
3. an amount by which something is greater than something else. He found he had paid an excess of $5.00 over what was actually on the bill.
adjective
extra; additional (to the amount needed, allowed or usual). He had to pay extra for his excess baggage on the aircraft.
exˈcessive (-siv) adjective
beyond what is right and proper. The manager expects them to do an excessive amount of work.
exˈcessively adverb
exˈcessiveness noun
in excess of
more than. His salary is in excess of $25,000 a year.
References in classic literature ?
In and out of the stores of Winesburg went Joe Welling--silent, excessively polite, intent upon his business.
It is not, perhaps, entirely because the whale is so excessively unctuous that landsmen seem to regard the eating of him with abhorrence; that appears to result, in some way, from the consideration before mentioned: i.
To gally, or gallow, is to frighten excessively --to confound with fright.
I always regret excessively on dear Emma's account that she cannot be more at Highbury; but now their daughter is married, I suppose Colonel and Mrs.
Dashwood, how excessively comfortable your mother-in-law and her daughters may live on the interest of seven thousand pounds, besides the thousand pounds belonging to each of the girls, which brings them in fifty pounds a year a-piece, and, of course, they will pay their mother for their board out of it.
I am careful to tell you how I acted toward him, and what led to it; because I understand that he is excessively offended with me, and that he is likely to mention elsewhere what he calls my unladylike violence toward him.
I recollect Peggotty and I peeping out at them from my little window; I recollect how closely they seemed to be examining the sweetbriar between them, as they strolled along; and how, from being in a perfectly angelic temper, Peggotty turned cross in a moment, and brushed my hair the wrong way, excessively hard.
That is the reason why, like Eve, they are so excessively anxious to get out of it," said Lord Henry.
After I had concluded a treaty with this prince, the patriarch and all the fathers put themselves into his hands, and being received with all imaginable kindness and civility, were conducted with a guard to Adicota, a rock excessively steep, about nine miles from his place of residence.
The sonnet pleased Camilla, and still more Anselmo, for he praised it and said the lady was excessively cruel who made no return for sincerity so manifest.
So did I, madam, and I am excessively disappointed.
It is a curious thing that I felt angry with my wife; I cannot account for it, but my impotent desire to reach Leatherhead worried me excessively.