|1.||[ adjective ] more than is needed, desired, or required|
|Synonyms:||surplus extra redundant spare superfluous supernumerary supererogatory|
"trying to lose excess weight" "found some extra change" "another book on heraldry might be thought redundant" "sleeping in the spare room" "supernumerary ornamentation" "delete superfluous words"
|2.||[ noun ] a quantity much larger than is needed|
|Synonyms:||surplus nimiety surplusage|
|3.||[ noun ] immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits|
|Related terms:||immoderation extravagance nimiety exorbitance|
|4.||[ noun ] the state of being more than full|
|Related terms:||fullness surfeit|
|5.||[ noun ] excessive indulgence|
"the child was spoiled by overindulgence"
|Related terms:||indulgence gorge|