Synonyms for excessively

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The day was excessively hot again, and walking was most fatiguing.

The day was excessively hot, and the horses are very thirsty.

Mrs. Delany "was all raptures," and thought it "excessively fine."

All this was excessively irritating, and needed no exaggeration from abroad.

Either we damn them excessively or we praise them excessively.

He was excessively conscious of almost everything except of time.

We have a show-place, and one of which we are excessively proud.

And that is just what to my mind makes the situation so excessively comical.

Those cold mornings and those cold days it was excessively severe.

This time, moreover, he was excessively anxious to know what had happened.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French excessif "excessive, oppressive," from Latin excess-, past participle stem of excedere "to depart, go beyond" (see exceed). Related: Excessively; excessiveness.

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