Furious vs Excessive - What's the difference?

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Furious is a related term of excessive.


As adjectives the difference between furious and excessive

is that furious is transported with passion or fury; raging; violent while excessive is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.

furious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent.
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  • Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence.
  • Derived terms

    * fast and furious * furiousness

    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