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Definition of excess:

  1. An undue indulgence of the appetite; transgression of proper moderation in natural gratifications; intemperance; dissipation.
  2. The degree or amount by which one thing or number exceeds another; remainder; as, the difference between two numbers is the excess of one over the other.
  3. The state of surpassing or going beyond limits; the being of a measure beyond sufficiency, necessity, or duty; that which exceeds what is usual or prover; immoderateness; superfluity; superabundance; extravagance; as, an excess of provisions or of light.

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