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  • nounoverabundance of something
  • nounoverindulgence in personal desires

synonyms for excesses

  • exuberance
  • glut
  • overkill
  • surplus
  • waste
  • balance
  • by-product
  • enough
  • exorbitance
  • fat
  • fulsomeness
  • inundation
  • lavishness
  • leavings
  • leftover
  • luxuriance
  • nimiety
  • overflow
  • overload
  • overmuch
  • overrun
  • oversupply
  • overweight
  • plenty
  • plethora
  • profusion
  • redundance
  • redundancy
  • refuse
  • remainder
  • residue
  • rest
  • spare
  • superabundance
  • supererogation
  • superfluity
  • surfeit
  • wastefulness
  • overdose
  • recrement
  • the limit
  • too much
  • too much of a good thing
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antonyms for excesses

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  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • need
  • want
  • base
  • core
  • few
  • little
  • scarcity
  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • deprivation
  • economy
  • frugality
  • moderation
  • poverty
  • privation
  • shortcoming
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How to use excesses in a sentence

Your Majesty will then know the evil and the good men, and the excesses of many, and mine.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
M. de Bargeton had been of good physique, but "injured by youthful excesses."
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
I suffered at the thought of the injury to so frail a constitution which must come from daily excesses like this.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
I had heard that these excesses were sometimes committed, but I had formed no idea of the terrible reality.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
The society into which he went was disposed to be exceedingly lenient to fashionable excesses.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Her husband appears to have been a low brute, whose excesses impaired whatever mind he originally possessed.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
The eighth in general continues to trim little excesses, though the loss is scarcely noticeable.
SAMUEL RICHARDSON'S INTRODUCTION TO PAMELASAMUEL RICHARDSON
The loyalist forces now scoured the insurgent districts, and it was found impossible to prevent many excesses from taking place.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Men had killed themselves ere now in such excesses, a dreary and degraded end that made John shudder.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Duncan had made friends again with Eric; but he did not join him in his escapades and excesses, and sat much in other studies.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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