Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Excessive"

The meaning of "Excessive" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does excessive? mean?
A: More than needed. Too much. Too large.

Example sentences using "Excessive"

Q: Please show me example sentences with excessive.
A: That's a little excessive.
Q: Please show me example sentences with excessive, excessively .
A: That movie was banned in my country due to the excessive violence.
An excessive intake of alcohol can cause a variety of health problems. The doctor advised him not to drink excessively.
Q: Please show me example sentences with excessive.
A: Having "excessive" coffee is bad for your health.
"Excessive" sebum in scalp leads to oily hair.
"Excessive" amounts of food should be donated.

Synonyms of "Excessive" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between excessive and inordinate and exorbitant and undue ?
A: Excessive, Inordinate, and Exorbitant have same meanings of more than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate.
Example :
1. He was drinking excessive amounts of brandy.
2. A case that had taken up an inordinate amount of time.
3. The exorbitant price of tickets.

Undue is unwarranted or inappropriate because excessive or disproportionate.
Example : This figure did not give rise to undue concern.
Q: What is the difference between excessive and exceedingly ?
A: Think of excessive as "too much", and exceedingly as "very" or "extremely".
Q: What is the difference between excessive and superfluous ?
A: "Excessive" is much more common, and is more versatile.

"Excessive" = too much
"Superfluous" = redundant because too much

Translations of "Excessive"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? excessive
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? excessive
A: Check the question to view the answer

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

excessive

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.