- [A]超重的,过量的; 额外的 additional; more than is usual, allowed, etc.
- [C][U]超过,过多之量 the fact of exceeding, or an amount by which sth exceeds
- [S][U]过度,过分 sth more than is reasonable; more than the excess of anger
a quantity much larger than is needed
immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
the state of being more than full
"the child was spoiled by overindulgence"
more than is needed, desired, or required;
"trying to lose excess weight"
"found some extra change lying on the dresser"
"yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"
"skills made redundant by technological advance"
"sleeping in the spare room"
"it was supererogatory of her to gloat"
"delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"
"extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"
"surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
- Our school has a student number in excess of 800.
- His excesses at parties are well known.
- An excess of fat in one's diet can lead to heart disease.
- This wave of excess density is sound.
- The excess liquidity has been causing inflation.
- The fat boy went on a diet to get rid of his excess weight.
- You'd better have the excess luggage checked.
- You'll have to pay excess postal charges on this letter.
- The company must pay excess profits duty to the government.
- This excess of losses over profits will ruin the business.
- She has an excess of anger.
- She was charged an excess of 400 dollars over the amount stated on the bill.
- in excess of
多于,超出 more than
- to excess
过度,过量 an extreme degree
- go to excess 走极端
- in 〔to〕excess 过度(地),太
He..allowed his army to commit all the excesses that are particularly hateful.出自： P. Warner