excessively excessively  /ɪk ˈsɛ sɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Children may stay in the room if they do not squeal excessively.
  2. Watching The Hours, one finds oneself focusing excessively on the unfortunate prosthetic nose Kidman affects in order to look more like the novelist.
  3. Children may stay in the room if they do not squeal excessively.

News

  1. Singapore Ex-Civil Defense Chief Sentenced to Six Months in Jail

    Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are abusive or off-topic will not be posted to the site. Excessively long comments may be moderated as well. Bloomberg cannot facilitate requests to remove comments or explain individual moderation decisions.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Lundin to Buy Michigan Mine From Rio Tinto for $325 Million

    Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are abusive or off-topic will not be posted to the site. Excessively long comments may be moderated as well. Bloomberg cannot facilitate requests to remove comments or explain individual moderation decisions.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Rescap Wins Bankruptcy Court Approval to Repay Ally

    Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are abusive or off-topic will not be posted to the site. Excessively long comments may be moderated as well. Bloomberg cannot facilitate requests to remove comments or explain individual moderation decisions.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "These individuals repeatedly and excessively furnished thousands of prescription pills to Anna Nicole Smith, often for no legitimate medical purpose," California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown said in a statement.
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Jerry Brown Source: ABC News

  2. On one occasion, Foxman claimed, Carter accused the US of being "much more attuned to the sensitivities of the Israelis" during a US-Arab relations in Atlanta, adding that he felt the US had "yielded excessively to the circumstances in the...
    on Mar 28, 2010 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Ha'aretz

  3. "We cannot conclude that the statute imposes 'excessively burdensome requirements' on any class of voters," Stevens said.
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: John Paul Stevens Source: ABC News

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