excessive[ek ses′iv, ik-]
An excessive amount of ice cream.
An example of something that would be described as excessive would be smoking five packs of cigarettes a day or eating four gallons of ice cream a day.
Origin of excessiveMiddle English and amp; Old French excessif ; from Medieval Latin excessivus
(comparative more excessive, superlative most excessive)
From Middle French excessif, from Medieval Latin excessivus