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- 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."
- See also Wikisaurus:excessive
Derived terms 
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exceeding the bounds of something
- feminine form of excessif
- vocative masculine singular of excessivus