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Correct spelling:
In excess; beyond the proper degree; immoderate.
gluttonous (adjective)
rapacious, insatiable, hoggish, intemperate, extravagant, piggish, gluttonous, crapulent, voracious, boundless, wolfish, immoderate, overindulgent, omnivorous, indulgent, greedy.
intemperate (adjective)
orgiastic, debauched, drunken, sensual, indulgent, luxuriating, intemperate, self-indulgent, dissipated, carousing.
superfluous (adjective)
superabundant, immoderate, overabundant, superfluous, exorbitant, surplus, overindulgent, gratuitous, redundant, overflowing, outrageous, extravagant, copious.
extreme (adjective)
extreme, intense, radical, severe, drastic.
wordy (adjective)
wandering, ponderous, lengthy, rambling, endless, verbose, featherbedding, chatty, windy, bombastic, wordy, long-winded, talkative, superfluous, loquacious, grandiloquent.
Other synonyms:
unreasonable, inordinate, extravagant, overweening, exuberant, unrestrained, immoderate, undue.
Examples of usage:
  1. The darkness was excessive. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. When it is made to move excessive tenderness of the feet becomes manifest, as is shown by reluctance to walk and by the very short, hesitating step. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. But this state of things is partly due to the bad Poor Laws which used to exist in England, and to the excessive numbers of poor, ignorant labourers. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.

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