Definition of "excessive" [ex•cess•ive]

  • (adjective) Exceeding a normal, usual, reasonable, or proper limit.

Use "excessive" in a sentence

  • "FIFA should change this to clarify the situation but assuming they continue their usual inactivity when a simple act would go a long way to improving the situation, let's instead focus on the term "excessive force"."
  • "Americans are looking for a face to put on, somebody to hold responsible, and the term excessive speculation or speculation comes up a lot."
  • "But some have criticized Singh, who launched India's economic reforms in 1991, for what they call his excessive focus on welfare."

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