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Noun
An amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable
“The financial crisis is not occasioned by a lack of revenues, but an excess in spending.”
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A part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed
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“The movement of the dialectic is animated by the perpetual pursuit of the remainder, that is, the excess that is left over after the necessary failure of each attempt to grasp the nonidentical conceptually.”
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That which is no longer needed or desired, typically considered refuse or waste matter
“Now, as the water-carriers are not present in sufficient quantities to throw out the excess in the natural way, nature does the next best thing and causes a spasm.”
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An overwhelming abundance of things
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“It exposes the markets of the country to be occasionally overwhelmed with an excess of foreign corn altogether disproportionate to its wants.”
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Lack of moderation in one's behavior or consumption
“Drunkenness was generally treated with more alarm than the related excess of gluttony.”
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The property of lacking restraint or ignoring societal standards in moral matters
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An extreme exaggeration or overstatement
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Great forcefulness or intensity of feeling or expression
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The state or quality of being vulgar
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The vice of eating to excess
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Deductible
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A financial gain, especially the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or producing something
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A decorative detail or feature
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An impressively large or varied display of something
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The total of one's wealth and possessions
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The highest or most extreme degree of something
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The part of a rope or line which is not held taut
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The amount or proportion of something that is wasted or lost by deterioration or other natural process
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The action or event of a space having more occupants than it can accommodate
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An unjust act, treatment or occurrence
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The quality or state of being vast or very large
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Adjective
Exceeding a prescribed or desirable amount
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“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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