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Another word for excess

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Noun
  1. A condition of going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

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    excess

  2. An amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

      1. (Law) Words or allegations in a legal document or pleading that do not have any legal value.
      2. An excess of words; verbiage.
      3. Surplus; excess
      1. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
      2. Excess of receipts over expenditures.
      3. Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
      1. The quality or condition of being superfluous.
      2. A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
      3. Overabundance; excess.
      1. An excessive supply. [from 19th c.]
      2. Too great a supply
      3. A supply in excess of what is appropriate or required.
      1. An excessive supply.
      2. An excessive stock; a surplus or glut
      3. Surplus stock, specif. when sold at a reduced price
      1. The amount of money by which a product or project exceeds its estimated cost
      2. The exceeding of estimated costs for product development and manufacture covered by contract.
      3. An excess amount produced, as of manufactured goods or copies of printed matter
      1. Too great a quantity; excessive amount
      2. An excessive amount.
      1. The amount that overflows; surplus
      2. An outlet or vent through which excess liquid may escape.
      3. (Computers) A condition in which a calculation produces a unit of data too large to be stored in the location allotted to it.
      1. A state of being more than one ought to be.
      2. An amount, as of money or goods, that is actually on hand and exceeds the listed amount in records or books.
      3. A surplus; an excess.
      1. A glutting or being glutted
      2. A supply of certain goods that is greater than the demand
      3. An oversupply:
      1. Unnecessary excess:
      2. A mixture of such compounds occurring widely in organic tissue, especially in the adipose tissue of animals and in the seeds, nuts, and fruits of plants.
      3. Any of various mixtures of solid or semisolid triglycerides found in adipose animal tissue or in the seeds of plants: they are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
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    excess

  3. Immoderate indulgence, as in food or drink

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    excess

Adjective
  1. Being more than is needed, desired, or appropriate

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    excess

Another word for excess

Noun
  1. More than is needed

  2. Conduct that is not temperate

    See also:

    indulgence

  3. The portion that exceeds a minimum

  4. The portion that remains

      1. Plural form of leftover
      2. Food remaining after a meal; excess food eaten later.
      1. A deduction from gross weight made to allow for the weight of a container.
      2. (Chemistry) A counterbalance, especially an empty vessel used to counterbalance the weight of a similar container.
      3. (Bible) A noxious weed, thought to be darnel: Matt. 13:25-40
      1. An unusable or unwanted substance or material, such as a waste product.
      2. Something, such as steam, that escapes without being used.
      3. The act or an instance of wasting or the condition of being wasted:
      1. Items or material discarded or rejected as useless or worthless; trash or rubbish.
      2. Anything thrown away or rejected as worthless or useless; waste; trash; rubbish
      1. A worthless and incidental residuum, as scraps from a meal or shavings or sawdust from wood.
      2. A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
      3. Things left over; leftovers, remnants, refuse, etc.
      1. (Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
      2. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
      3. That which is left over after part is taken away; remainder; rest
      1. Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
      2. The excess of the assets of a business over its liabilities for a given period
      3. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
      1. The condition of being settled or resolved:
      2. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
      3. The repose of death:
      1. (Commerce) Excessive stock items left unsold and subject to reduction in price.
      2. Something left over after other parts have been taken away.
      3. (Law) An estate in property that takes effect after the expiration of another estate, as where one party is given the right to occupy a property for that party's lifetime, and then another party is given the same right after the first party's death.
      1. A balance wheel.
      2. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      3. The power or means to decide: