Ex*cess"ive (?), a. [Cf. F. excessif.]

Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch.

Excessive grief [is] the enemy to the living. Shak.

Syn. -- Undue; exorbitant; extreme; overmuch; enormous; immoderate; monstrous; intemperate; unreasonable. See Enormous

--Ex*cess*ive*ly, adv. -Ex*cess"ive*ness, n.

 

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