Definition of Excessively

1. Adverb. To a degree exceeding normal or proper limits. "Too big"

Exact synonyms: Overly, To A Fault, Too
Partainyms: Excessive



Definition of Excessively

1. Adverb. To an excessive degree. ¹

2. Adverb. In excess. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Excessively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excessively

excerptions
excerptive
excerptor
excerptors
excerpts
excess
excess annual growth
excess lactate
excess return
excessed
excesses
excessing
excessive
excessive number
excessive numbers
excessively (current term)
excessiveness
excessivenesses
excetera
exchangable
exchange
exchange premium
exchange rate
exchange rates
exchange student
exchange students
exchange transfusion
exchange zone
exchange zones
exchangeability

Literary usage of Excessively

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"... is an excessively vehement character. Boisterous is said of the manner and the behavior rather than the mind. This gentleman, among a thousand others, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"As the broadside is excessively rare, 1 will extract the rhyming weaver's description of them : — " And not content by fire and sword oar ladles night and ..."

3. Indo-Iranian Phonology with Special Reference to the Middle and New Indo by Louis Herbert Gray (1902)
"The assimilation of gdh to t(t) is excessively rare. a. Indian. ... The assimilation of ^dA to d(d) is excessively rare. a. Indian. ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1884)
"Their tongues when uncoiled are for the most part excessively long, and with them they extract the honey from the blossoms of the honeysuckle and other ..."

5. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle, James Anthony Froude (1883)
"... she can get it settled to her mind; in which last case it is better for all parties that my maid should stay where she is. I am excessively perplexed. ..."

6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"For a discussion of the validity of such criticism, see REDUNDANCY. exceedingly, excessively The distinction between hese adverbs is noted in many books on ..."

7. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1833)
"... the intermediate antennae are excessively small, and scarcely bifid at the end; their radical articulation is almost longitudinal. ..."

8. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"... is an excessively vehement character. Boisterous is said of the manner and the behavior rather than the mind. This gentleman, among a thousand others, ..."

9. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"As the broadside is excessively rare, 1 will extract the rhyming weaver's description of them : — " And not content by fire and sword oar ladles night and ..."

10. Indo-Iranian Phonology with Special Reference to the Middle and New Indo by Louis Herbert Gray (1902)
"The assimilation of gdh to t(t) is excessively rare. a. Indian. ... The assimilation of ^dA to d(d) is excessively rare. a. Indian. ..."

11. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1884)
"Their tongues when uncoiled are for the most part excessively long, and with them they extract the honey from the blossoms of the honeysuckle and other ..."

12. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle, James Anthony Froude (1883)
"... she can get it settled to her mind; in which last case it is better for all parties that my maid should stay where she is. I am excessively perplexed. ..."

13. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"For a discussion of the validity of such criticism, see REDUNDANCY. exceedingly, excessively The distinction between hese adverbs is noted in many books on ..."

14. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1833)
"... the intermediate antennae are excessively small, and scarcely bifid at the end; their radical articulation is almost longitudinal. ..."

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