Excessive is a related term of impetuous.
As adjectives the difference between excessive and impetuous
is that excessive
is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate while impetuous
is making arbitrary decisions, especially in an impulsive and forceful manner.
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
Making arbitrary decisions, especially in an impulsive and forceful manner.
* 1880 , John Weeks Moore, Complete Encyclopaedia of Music , "":
Characterized by sudden and violent force.
* 1794 , :
- But it was natural, that the impetuous , restless young artist should incline more to excess of strength than of delicacy in his playing.
- He stands, and views in the faint rays
Far, far below, the torrent's rising surge,
And listens to the wild impetuous roar