ex-cessing

[ noun ik-ses, ek-ses; adjective, verb ek-ses, ik-ses ]SEE DEFINITION OF ex-cessing

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WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French exces (14c.) "excess, extravagance, outrage," from Latin excessus "departure, a going beyond the bounds of reason or beyond the subject," from stem of excedere "to depart, go beyond" (see exceed). As an adjective from late 15c.