Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With excess; in an extreme degree; beyond measure: as, excessively impatient; excessively grieved; the wind blew excessively.
  • Exceedingly; extremely: as, she was excessively beautiful.
  • In excess; intemperately.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb To an excessive degree.
  • adverb In excess.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

Etymologies

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excessive +‎ -ly

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