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From Middle French excessif, from Medieval Latin excessivus

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excessive (comparative more excessive, superlative most excessive)

  1. Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
    Putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute seems rather excessive.

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FrenchEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ɛk.sɛ.siv/
  • (file)

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excessive

  1. feminine singular of excessif

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excessive (comparative plus excessive, superlative le plus excessive)

  1. excessive

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excessive

  1. vocative masculine singular of excessivus