What is the difference between excessive and absinthism?

excessive | absinthism |


As a adjective excessive

is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.

As a noun absinthism is

the condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinthe, that contain absinthe oil.

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

    absinthism

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinthe, that contain absinthe oil.