Translation of excessive in Spanish:

excessive

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsesɪv/

adj

  • 1.1 [price/charges] excesivo, abusivo 1.2 [demands/pressure] exagerado; [interest/ambition/praise] exagerado, desmesurado
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    • To counter this argument it is necessary to show that excessive caution is a barrier to progress.
    • As ever, we ended up drinking excessive amounts, albeit absorbed by plenty of food.
    • Vitamin A is dangerous in excessive doses and in extreme cases may trigger liver damage.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.