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nonindustrial

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agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
excessive
Definition:
Beyond what is right and proper: immoderate: violent.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonable.
asymmetrical
disproportionate.
de trop
not wanted.
exaggerated
pretentious, schmaltzy, highly colored, hammy, hyperbolic, overkill, overestimated, over-wrought, caricatural, too-too.
expensive
out of sight, uneconomical, big-ticket, costly, overpriced, upscale, at a premium, pretty penny, too high, an arm and a leg.
extreme
drastic, egregious, extreme, intense, radical, severe, stern, high, ultra, extra ordinary, out and out.
gluttonous
boundless, crapulent, extravagant, gluttonous, greedy, hoggish, immoderate, indulgent, insatiable, intemperate, omnivorous, piggish, rapacious, voracious, wolfish, overindulgent.
heavy
ponderous, lead-footed, heavy-laden, weighted, zaftig, two-ton.
heavy-laden
L.
intemperate
carousing, debauched, dissipated, orgiastic, self-indulgent, sensual, Luxuriating, indulgent, intemperate, drunken.
large
goodly.
needless
causeless.
overgrown
jungly.
overreaching
vaulting.
prohibitive
Preventing, Proscriptive, financial means conditional.
rampant
exceeding bounds, on the rampage.
rank
semitropical, undisguised, fructiferous, high-growing, junglelike, over-abundant.
severe
almighty.
sky-high
sky-high.
supererogatory
supererogatory.
superfluous
copious, exorbitant, gratuitous, outrageous, overabundant, overblown, overflowing, redundant, superabundant, surplus, de trop, extravagant, immoderate, residuary, superfluous, overindulgent, in excess, superfluent.
too much; overdone
boundless, disproportionate, dissipated, enormous, exaggerated, exorbitant, extra, extravagant, extreme, immoderate, indulgent, inordinate, intemperate, limitless, more, needless, over, overboard, overkill, overmuch, plethoric, prodigal, profligate, redundant, self-indulgent, sky-high, steep, stiff, super, superabundant, superfluous, supernatural, towering, unbounded, unconscionable, undue, unmeasurable, unreasonable, Dizzying, Recrementitious, way out, stratospheric, too many.
unconscionable
amoral.
wasteful
prodigal.
wordy
bombastic, chatty, endless, featherbedding, grandiloquent, lengthy, long-winded, loquacious, ponderous, rambling, superfluous, talkative, verbose, wandering, windy, wordy.
noun
excessive
extravagant, exuberant, immoderate, inordinate, overweening, undue, unreasonable, unrestrained.
immoderate
disproportionate, lavish, overdone, overmuch, too much, uncalled-for, unnecessary, too great.
verb
raging
rampant.
Examples of usage:
  1. We then hurriedly made for home with the chest; reaching the hut in safety, but after excessive toil, at one o'clock in the morning. – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  2. It was a glorious day, the breeze was only fresh, and the dust, notwithstanding Ermengarde's fears, by no means excessive. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  3. Her grief was excessive, and for a time threatened to affect her reason. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  4. Do you think a hundred and eighty pounds a year an excessive sum for one person to spend upon his own entire living? – Philistia by Grant Allen
  5. And what noble art and sublime talents are requisite to arrive, by just degrees, at a sentiment so bold and excessive! – Essays by David Hume Commentator: Hannaford Bennett

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