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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 ?
It's excessively awkward to mention it now, With the Snark, so to speak, at the door!
said he, `I do think I can fasten the rivet; I like a job of this kind excessively.
Palmer is excessively pleased with you and your sisters I can tell you, and you can't think how disappointed he will be if you don't come to Cleveland.
Well, my dear Reginald, I have seen this dangerous creature, and must give you some description of her, though I hope you will soon be able to form your own judgment she is really excessively pretty; however you may choose to question the allurements of a lady no longer young, I must, for my own part, declare that I have seldom seen so lovely a woman as Lady Susan.
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.
I was introduced to this celebrated person after that one, and the kind words they said about my book made me excessively uncomfortable.
They remind one of the confusion in the islands of the Sound, where the land is excessively indented.
For my own part, if I had anything within the fiftieth part of the size of Sotherton, I should be always planting and improving, for naturally I am excessively fond of it.
If you had supposed that it would make me excessively angry as well, you would not have been far wrong.
Can his most intimate friends be so excessively deceived in him?
Captain Sublette, in one of his early expeditions across the mountains, is said to have sent four men in a skin canoe, to explore the lake, who professed to have navigated all round it; but to have suffered excessively from thirst, the water of the lake being extremely salt, and there being no fresh streams running into it.
The name seemed to strike them all; and, after speaking to her with great civility, the eldest young lady observed aloud to the rest, "How excessively like her brother Miss Morland is