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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.”
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Lack of moderation, especially in eating or drinking
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“There have long been epidemiological suggestions that lack of fibre or excess of red meat in the diet is to blame.”
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The amount by which one quantity or number exceeds another
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“Although there will be enough capacity to satisfy demand in 2006, the excess of capacity over consumption will begin to shrink.”
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Immoral or wanton conduct or behavior
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A statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is
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An accumulation of uncompleted work or matters needing to be dealt with
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An abundance or large quantity of something
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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 action or event of a space having more occupants than it can accommodate
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An unnecessary extra feature or embellishment
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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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An impressively large or varied display of something
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The presence of excess fat in a person or animal
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The vice of eating to excess
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The furthest point or limit 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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An unjust act, treatment or occurrence
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A rounded swelling which distorts an otherwise flat surface
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The quality or state of being vast or very large
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Something that is irregular
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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.”
Verb
Give excessive work, responsibility, or information to
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