Improvident vs Excessive - What's the difference?

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Improvident is a related term of excessive.


As adjectives the difference between improvident and excessive

is that improvident is failing to provide for the future; reckless while excessive is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.

improvident

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • failing to provide for the future; reckless
  • incautious; prone to rashness
  • Synonyms

    * (not provident) myopic, short, wasteful, imprudent, thriftless * See also

    Antonyms

    * provident * See also

    Derived terms

    * improvidence * improvidently

    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