Sentence Examples


  • Politicians use an excessive amount of hyperbole.
  • Maybe it was the mercury in the tuna she ate or the excessive amounts of chocolate.
  • In Germany the concessions made to the pope and the reservations maintained by him in the matter of taxes and benefices were deemed excessive, and the prolonged discontent which resulted was one of the causes of the success of the Lutheran Reformation.
  • The excessive demands made upon the Jews forbade a fair rate of interest.
  • This circumstance is due to the sea-breezes, which blow with great regularity, and temper what would otherwise be an excessive heat.