excess

Definitions:

  • The state of exceeding what is normal or sufficient.
  • An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus.
  • The amount or degree by which one quantity exceeds another.
  • None
  • Intemperance; overindulgence.
  • A behavior or action that exceeds proper or lawful bounds.
  • Being more than is usual, required, or permitted: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> superfluous</strong>.
  • To eliminate the job or position of.
  • (<em>in excess of</em>) Greater than; more than.
  • A going beyond ordinary, necessary, or proper limits; superfluity in number, quantity, or amount; undue quantity; superabundance: as, an <em>excess</em> of provisions; <em>excess</em> of bile in the system.
  • Undue indulgence of appetite; want of restraint in gratifying the desires; intemperance; over-indulgence.
  • The amount by which one number or quantity exceeds another; overplus; surplus: as, the <em>excess</em> of revenue over expenditures is so much.
  • The state of surpassing or going beyond limits; the being of a measure beyond sufficiency, necessity, or duty; that which exceeds what is usual or proper; immoderateness; superfluity; superabundance; extravagance.
  • An undue indulgence of the appetite; transgression of proper moderation in natural gratifications; intemperance; dissipation.
  • The degree or amount by which one thing or number exceeds another; remainder.
  • the amount by which the sum of the three angles of a spherical triangle exceeds two right angles. The spherical excess is proportional to the area of the triangle.
  • The state of <xref>surpassing</xref> or going beyond limits; the being of a measure beyond <xref>sufficiency</xref>, <xref>necessity</xref>, or <xref>duty</xref>; that which <xref>exceeds</xref> what is <xref>usual</xref> or <xref>proper</xref>; <xref>immoderateness</xref>; <xref>superfluity</xref>; <xref>superabundance</xref>; <xref>extravagance</xref>; as, an excess of provisions or of light.
  • The <xref>degree</xref> or <xref>amount</xref> by which one thing or number exceeds another; <xref>remainder</xref>; as, the <xref>difference</xref> between two numbers is the excess of one over the other.
  • An undue <xref>indulgence</xref> of the appetite; <xref>transgression</xref> of proper <xref>moderation</xref> in natural <xref>gratifications</xref>; <xref>intemperance</xref>; <xref>dissipation</xref>.
  • <xref>Spherical</xref> excess, the amount by which the <xref>sum</xref> of the three <xref>angles</xref> of a spherical <xref>triangle</xref> exceeds two <xref>right angles</xref>. The spherical excess is <xref>proportional</xref> to the <xref>area</xref> of the triangle.
  • A condition on an <xref>insurance policy</xref> by which the insured pays for the first part of any claim, in exchange for a lower <xref>premium</xref>.
  • More than is <xref>normal</xref>, <xref>necessary</xref> or <xref>specified</xref>
  • the state of being more than full
  • a quantity much larger than is needed
  • more than is needed, desired, or required
  • excessive indulgence
  • immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
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