Origin of excess
How to use excess in a sentence
Northanger Abbey, after all, parodies the tropes and excesses of sentimental Gothic novels.
People believe that the financial sector has been allowed to return to its pre-bust excesses.
Even without the excesses of the film festival, Cannes is a little nutty.No Movie Stars, No Red Carpet, But Off-Season Cannes Is Still Magic|Liza Foreman|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Life along the Armistice line showcases some of the worst excesses of both sides.The Gaza War Has Left Jerusalem More Divided Than Ever|Peter Schwartzstein|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The New Deal and its excesses proved to be a flashpoint for ideological debates that occasionally came unhinged.A Brief History of Wingnuts in America; From George Washington to Woodstock|John Avlon|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Your Majesty will then know the evil and the good men, and the excesses of many, and mine.
M. de Bargeton had been of good physique, but "injured by youthful excesses."Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
I suffered at the thought of the injury to so frail a constitution which must come from daily excesses like this.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias)|Alexandre Dumas, fils
I had heard that these excesses were sometimes committed, but I had formed no idea of the terrible reality.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
The society into which he went was disposed to be exceedingly lenient to fashionable excesses.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
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Other Idioms and Phrases with excess
see carry too far (to excess); in excess of.