nonexcessive

excessive

[ik-ses-iv]
adjective
going beyond the usual, necessary, or proper limit or degree; characterized by excess: excessive charges; excessive criticism.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (see excess, -ive); replacing Middle English excessif < Middle French

excessively, adverb
excessiveness, noun
nonexcessive, adjective
nonexcessively, adverb
nonexcessiveness, noun
quasi-excessive, adjective
quasi-excessively, adverb
unexcessive, adjective
unexcessively, adverb


immoderate, extravagant, inordinate, exorbitant, unreasonable.


reasonable.
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excessive (ɪkˈsɛsɪv)
 
adj
exceeding the normal or permitted extents or limits; immoderate; inordinate
 
ex'cessively
 
adv
 
ex'cessiveness
 
n

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excessive
early 15c., from Fr. excessif, from L. *excessivus, from excess-, pp. stem of excedere "to depart, go beyond" (see exceed). Related: Excessively.
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