1 large amount of sth
PREP. in ~ The drug can be harmful if taken in excess. | in ~ of The vehicle had been travelling at speeds in excess of 90 miles per hour. | to ~ They never smoked or drank to excess. | ~ of a large excess of gas
2 excesses: harmful actions
VERB + EXCESS avoid, curb | commit, perpetrate the worst excesses committed by the occupying army
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