Such counterpoints to the original outweigh the excesses of sympathy.
It was most often nowhere to be seen, or else comfortably denouncing NATO and the Americans for "excesses."
For all the excesses of the European Court of Human Rights, we should be proud of our influence on the rest of the world.
Taming these institutions and curbing their excesses should be a task for a renewed Labour Party.
The public exposure, mockery, and condemnation of their excesses seems only right, a form of populist justice.
Johnson, also, was gone, and the two strongest checks upon the excesses of Boswell were removed.
He died at thirty-four, after a life of great triumphs and excesses.
The prisoners were aided in their excesses by the enthusiasm of the fair sex.
Now, there 's no saying to what excesses he might be carried by this absurd passion.
Lippi was a wild fellow and given to excesses of various kinds.
late 14c., from Old French exces (14c.) "excess, extravagance, outrage," from Latin excessus "departure, a going beyond the bounds of reason or beyond the subject," from stem of excedere "to depart, go beyond" (see exceed). As an adjective from late 15c.
excess ex·cess (ĭk-sěs', ěk'sěs')
An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus.