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Excess refers to amounts or behaviors that go beyond what is necessary, usual, normal, or proper.
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- EXCESS, n. In morals, an indulgence that enforces by appropriate penalties the law of moderation.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Cynic's Dictionary (1906); republished as The Devil's Dictionary (1911).
- Refuse all excess, except in youthful enthusiasm.
- Fausto Cercignani in: Brian Morris, Simply Transcribed. Quotations from Fausto Cercignani, Lulu Press, 2nd ed. (2014), p. 39.