Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
‘Putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute seems rather excessive.’;
Not needed or necessary.
‘The automatic child-frightener made clowns unnecessary.’;
Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch.
‘Excessive grief [is] the enemy to the living.’;
Done in addition to requirements; unrequired.
beyond normal limits;
‘excessive charges’; ‘a book of inordinate length’; ‘his dress stops just short of undue elegance’; ‘unreasonable demands’;
Not necessary; not required under the circumstances; unless; needless; as, unnecessary labor, care, or rigor.
unrestrained in especially feelings;
‘extravagant praise’; ‘exuberant compliments’; ‘overweening ambition’; ‘overweening greed’;
more than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate
‘he was drinking excessive amounts of brandy’;
‘some people feel that holiday insurance is unnecessary’;
more than is needed; excessive
‘good construction is essential to avoid unnecessary waste’;
‘Flora never wasted cash on unnecessaries’;