excessive

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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.
    "I personally consider putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute rather excessive, nay even stupid."

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excessive

  1. feminine form of excessif

Latin[edit]

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excessive

  1. vocative masculine singular of excessivus