1. [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.
Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch.
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,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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