Excessive vs Dissipated - What's the difference?

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Excessive is a related term of dissipated.


As adjectives the difference between excessive and dissipated

is that excessive is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate while dissipated is to have squandered and scattered valuable possessions while devoted to pursuit of self-indulgent pleasures.

As a verb dissipated is

(dissipate).

excessive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
  • "I personally consider putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute rather excessive , nay even stupid."

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * insufficient * deficient

    Derived terms

    * excessive number

    dissipated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (dissipate)
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • to have squandered and scattered valuable possessions while devoted to pursuit of self-indulgent pleasures
  • * James dissipated his savings with all of his addictions.
  • Wasteful of health or possessions in the pursuit of pleasure
  • Synonyms

    * dissolute * intemperate