Definition of Excessiveness

1. Noun. Immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits.

Definition of Excessiveness

1. Noun. The property of being excessive. ¹

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Definition of Excessiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excessiveness

excess annual growth
excess lactate
excess return
excessive number
excessive numbers
exchange premium
exchange rate
exchange rates
exchange student
exchange students
exchange transfusion
exchange zone
exchange zones

Literary usage of Excessiveness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"The following verdict for severe bruises to the chest has been held not to warrant disturbance by the court upon the ground of excessiveness : -—$200—mine ..."

2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1897)
"... pending has not the power to set aside the verdict on objections not raising questions of jurisdiction,4 such as inadequacy or excessiveness of damages. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Damages for Personal Injuries Embracing a by Archibald Robinson Watson (1901)
"Doctrine That Excessiveness Alone Not Sufficient to Warrant Judicial Interference.—From what has foregone, it will be seen that it is true, in a sense, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Measure of Damages: Or, An Inquiry Into the Principles by Theodore Sedgwick (1858)
"... aside verdicts on account of excessiveness of damages—Power of the court exercised with hesitation and reluctance—Measure of damages a question of law. ..."

5. Digest of Sadler's Pennsylvania Cases: Vols. 1-10, Being Cases Decided by by Sylvester Baker Sadler (1904)
"Where objections to excessiveness must be made, 1: 260. Conditional verdicts in ejectment, 2: 48. Judgment of appellate court where judgment non ob- stante ..."

6. A New Abridgment of the Law with Large Additions and Corrections by Matthew Bacon, Sir Henry Gwilliam, Charles Edward Dodd, John Bouvier (1846)
"A new trial will not be granted for excessiveness of damages, where the jury ... A new trial being moved for on account of the excessiveness of the damages, ..."

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