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Noun
An amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable
“A while back I criticised dogmatism among atheists as well as an excess of certainty in belief.”
Noun
Lack of moderation, especially in eating or drinking
“There have long been epidemiological suggestions that lack of fibre or excess of red meat in the diet is to blame.”
Noun
The amount by which one quantity or number exceeds another
“Although there will be enough capacity to satisfy demand in 2006, the excess of capacity over consumption will begin to shrink.”
Adjective
Exceeding a prescribed or desirable amount
“So if you increase the amount of excess carbs you eat, you can increase your fat stores and add unwanted size to your physique.”
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