HyperDic: excess

English > 5 senses of the word excess:
NOUNattributeexcess, surplus, surplusage, nimietya quantity much larger / larger than is needed
attributeexcess, excessiveness, inordinatenessimmoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
stateexcess, surfeit, overabundancethe state of being more than full
actexcess, overindulgenceexcessive indulgence
ADJECTIVEallexcess, extra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusmore than is needed, desired, or required
excess > pronunciation
Soundseh'kseh.s; ihkseh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > excess: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMore than is needed, desired, or required.
Example"trying to lose excess weight"
Synonymsextra, redundant, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus
Broaderunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
Spanishexcedente, excesivo, extra, redundante, sobrante, superfluo
Catalanexcedent, excessiu, extra, redundant, sobrant, sobrer, superflu
English > excess: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA quantity much larger / larger than is needed.
Synonymssurplus, surplusage, nimiety
Broaderoverabundance, overmuch, overmuchness, superabundanceA quantity that is more than what is appropriate
Spanishdemasía, desmán, excedente, exceso, plétora, remanente, sobra, sobrante, superávit, surplusage
Catalanexcedent, excés, plètora, sobra, superàvit, surplusage
English > excess: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningimmoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits.
Synonymsexcessiveness, inordinateness
Narrowerexorbitance, outrageousnessexcessive excess
extravagance, extravagancyThe quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth
overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassmentextreme / extreme excess
Broaderimmoderation, immoderatenessThe quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
Spanishdesmán, exceso
Catalanexcés
English > excess: 5 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of being more than full.
Synonymssurfeit, overabundance
BroaderfullnessThe condition of being filled to capacity
Spanishexceso, sobreabundancia
Catalanexcés, sobreabundància
English > excess: 5 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningexcessive indulgence.
Synonymoverindulgence
Broaderindulgence, indulging, pampering, humoringThe act of indulging or gratifying a desire
Spanishabuso, exceso de tolerancia, exceso
Catalanabús, excés

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