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  Definition of excess
  1. excessive indulgence; "the child was spoiled by overindulgence"
  2. immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
  3. a quantity much larger than is needed
  4. the state of being more than full
  5. more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare
Similar Words: overindulgence, excessiveness, inordinateness, surplus, surplusage, nimiety, surfeit, overabundance, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary

 

Hyponyms: extravagance, extravagancy, exorbitance, outrageousness, overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassment

 

Derivational Morphology: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out, surfeit, cloy

 

 
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