Excessive vs Overpriced - What's the difference?

excessive | overpriced |


As adjectives the difference between excessive and overpriced

is that excessive is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate while overpriced is priced higher than what it is really worth.

As a verb overpriced is

(overprice).

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

    overpriced

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Priced higher than what it is really worth.
  • The overpriced items would not sell.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (overprice)
  • He overpriced the items to ensure they would not sell.