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Sentences for excess. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use excess in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for excess.

  • One excess feeds another. (10)
  • Bessie dramatized an excess of anguish. (9)
  • She marvelled at such excess of emotion. (10)
  • Truth admits but the one rule: No deficiency, and no excess! (8)
  • It is an excess, and I feel it a snare to me. (10)
  • Excess of a merit is a capital offence in morality. (10)
  • Fear had by excess forfeited control of his faculties. (1)
  • Feature to some excess, you think, distinguishes her. (10)
  • The first excess of any sad feeling is half voluntary. (10)
  • The professor reported him outwearied with excess of work. (10)
  • Why is it, Emily, that we are always in excess at pic-nics? (10)
  • There are honest souls who believe that genius is a mode of excess. (1)
  • He had great qualities, and his excess of scrupulousness was most pitiable. (10)
  • Whether they came of an excess of the sprinkling, could not well be guessed. (10)
  • There was his own, which he deemed it no excess of chivalry to fling into the gulf. (10)
  • A desire for unbridled fun had hold of any amount of it, to excess in any direction. (10)
  • Yet, though excess may be hurtful, I should have thought this Trappist regimen defective. (2)
  • Now, excess of obedience is, to one who manages most exquisitely, as bad as insurrection. (10)
  • She has not that blind glory in excess which her younger sister can gild the longest leap with. (10)
  • He is for ever in some mad excess of his fancy, and what he will come to at last heaven only knows! (10)
  • On the other hand, a bare excess of phrasing distorted him to a likeness of Mascarille playing Marquis. (10)
  • Do not be afraid of my running into any excess, of my encroaching on your privilege of universal good-will. (4)
  • They celebrated its pleasures with magnanimous excess, they passed over its griefs with a wise forbearance. (9)
  • With this I took her arm gaily, walked with her, and had nearly overreached myself with excess of cunning. (10)
  • Nor did I seek to know the reason for this excess of respectfulness; I was beginning to take to it naturally. (10)
  • The first figures had been very much in excess of the sum the trustees had intended to spend upon the building. (13)
  • We were forced to withhold our support from your men because some of their demands are in excess of current rates. (8)
  • To this morbid fancy Trannel seemed himself in a sort of excess, or what he would be if he were logically ultimated. (9)
  • He gave me of mutton nearest the bone, which, they say, is sweetest; and on sweet things you should not regale in excess. (10)
  • I must own (though I need not be told what odium frowns on such a pretension to excess of cleverness) that I do know why. (10)
  • Neither for their own sakes nor for the sakes of Posterity will they hold from excess, when they are not pledged to shun it. (10)
  • More adorable in your errors that you are than others by their virtues, you have sinned through excess of the qualities men prize. (10)
  • The kindly Autocrat recognized some such quality of it in terms which were not the less precious and gracious for their humorous excess. (9)
  • Her passionate excess of attachment to her buried home robbed the future of any colours it might have worn to bid a young heart quicken. (10)
  • She was that woman, and the thought of it made her almost accuse Providence for the betraying excess of softness it had endowed her with. (10)
  • Sin against immaturity, the sin Of ravenous excess, what deed divides Man from vitality; these bleed within; Bleed in the crippled relic that abides. (10)
  • In the case of Jeff Durgin the excess was intentional beyond the vague benevolence which prompted the giver of the party to ask certain other outsiders. (9)

Also see sentences for: copiousness, exuberance, passion, remainder, rest, superfluity.

Definition of excess:

  • excess, ek-ses’, n. a going beyond what is usual or proper: intemperance: that which exceeds: the degree by which one thing exceeds another. | adj. exces’sive, beyond what is right and proper: immoderate: violent. | adv. exces’sively. | n. exces’siveness. | carry to excess, to do too much. (0)

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