EXCESS'IVE, adjective Beyond any given degree, measure or limit, or beyond the common measure or proportion; as the excessive bulk of a man; excessive labor; excessive wages.
1. Beyond the established laws of morality and religion, or beyond the bounds of justice, fitness, propriety, expedience or utility; as excessive indulgence of any kind.
Excessive bail shall not be required.
2. Extravagant; unreasonable. His expenditures of money were excessive
3. Vehement; violent; as excessive passion.