Excessive vs Profusion - What's the difference?
As an adjective excessive
is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
As a noun profusion is
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
abundance; the state of being profuse; a cornucopia
* 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter VI
- His hair, in great profusion , streamed down over his shoulders.
lavish or imprudent expenditure; prodigality or extravagance
- We set the men at work felling trees, selecting for the purpose jarrah, a hard, weather-resisting timber which grew in profusion near by.