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  • n  immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits

  • Beneath the comic excessiveness of his meditations can be glimpsed some somber spiritual shadows: "Everything was out of the closet, every tabu broken, and still God kept His back .
  • She is a woman of excess, whose efforts to rid herself of that quality are, needless to say, marred by excessiveness.
  • Nevertheless, pressure groups have seized on the music's theatrical excessiveness, literalized it, then tried to get all of rock to take the rap.

  • Toshihiko Fukui in Bloomberg
    We aren't yet in a situation in which land-price gains warrant concern of excessiveness, but we'd like to keep a close watch on them,Fukui said in parliament yesterday. "Rising land prices won't automatically prompt a rate increase."
  • Robert Davis in Toronto Sun
    The excessiveness that was associated with movies like Wall Street in the '80s and '90s is no longer true,added Davis. "It has changed for sure. Finance became more ethical. We are told by our company to be humble about our money."
  • Clem Burke in Times Online
    These days, I say he taught me what not to do. He was very physical but he basically killed himself with excessiveness,said Burke.

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