Definition of Excess


  • excessive indulgence
    "the child was spoiled by overindulgence"
  • the state of being more than full
  • immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
  • a quantity much larger than is needed


  • more than is needed, desired, or required
    "trying to lose excess weight"
    "found some extra change lying on the dresser"
    "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"
    "skills made redundant by technological advance"
    "sleeping in the spare room"
    "supernumerary ornamentation"
    "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"
    "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"
    "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"
    "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble excess

22 unscramble word found using the letters excess.

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