Unacceptable is a related term of excessive.
As adjectives the difference between unacceptable and excessive
is that unacceptable
is unsatisfactory; not acceptable while excessive
is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
unsatisfactory; not acceptable
, date=December 16
, author=Denis Campbell
, title=Hospital staff 'lack skills to cope with dementia patients'
, passage="This shocking report proves once again that we urgently need a radical shake-up of hospital care," said Jeremy Hughes, chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society. "Given that people with dementia occupy a quarter of hospital beds and that many leave in worse health than when they were admitted, it is unacceptable
that training in dementia care is not the norm."}}
(linguistics) not conforming to accepted usage
* inacceptable (less common)
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."
* See also
* excessive number