Associations to the word «Excessive»


EXCESSIVE, adjective. Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
EXCESSIVE NUMBER, noun. (number theory) An abundant number.
EXCESSIVE NUMBERS, noun. Plural of excessive number

Dictionary definition

EXCESSIVE, adjective. Beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands".
EXCESSIVE, adjective. Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke