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Wordnet 3.0


1. to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits;
- Example: "too big"
[syn: excessively, overly, to a fault, too]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Excessive \Ex*cess"ive\ ([e^]k*s[e^]s"[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. excessif.] Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch. [1913 Webster] Excessive grief [is] the enemy to the living. --Shak. Syn: Undue; exorbitant; extreme; overmuch; enormous; immoderate; monstrous; intemperate; unreasonable. See Enormous --Ex*cess*ive*ly, adv. -Ex*cess"ive*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

excessively adv 1: to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits; "too big" [syn: excessively, overly, to a fault, too]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

78 Moby Thesaurus words for "excessively": abominably, agonizingly, awfully, baldly, balefully, beyond all bounds, bitterly, blatantly, brashly, confoundedly, cruelly, damnably, deadly, deathly, deucedly, distressingly, dolorously, dreadfully, egregiously, ever, excruciatingly, exorbitantly, extortionately, extravagantly, extremely, flagrantly, frightfully, gougingly, grievously, grossly, hellishly, high, horribly, immensely, immoderately, improperly, inexcusably, infernally, inordinately, intemperately, intolerably, lamentably, miserably, nakedly, openly, outrageously, over, overfull, overly, overmuch, overweeningly, painfully, piteously, preposterously, prodigally, sadly, shatteringly, shockingly, something awful, something fierce, sorely, staggeringly, terribly, to excess, to extremes, too, too much, too-too, torturously, unashamedly, unbearably, unconscionably, unduly, unpardonably, unreasonably, usuriously, without restraint, woefully