Excessive and Modest


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Excessive adjective – Going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount.
Usage example: nerdy hackers who spend an excessive amount of time sitting in front of their computers

Modest is an antonym for excessive.
Nearby Words: excess, excessively
Antonyms for Excessive


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Modest adjective – Being about midway between extremes of amount or size.
Usage example: he was awarded a modest pension when he retired

Excessive is an antonym for modest.
Nearby Words: moderate, moderation, modesty, moderately, modestly
Antonyms for Modest
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power excessive power modest power
amount excessive amount modest amount
number excessive number modest number
degree excessive degree modest degree
Other nouns: development, example, length, damage, results, amounts.
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