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."
Sarkozy, after all, campaigned against the excesses of 1960s leftism.
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.