Excessive vs Unprincipled - What's the difference?

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Excessive is a related term of unprincipled.


As adjectives the difference between excessive and unprincipled

is that excessive is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate while unprincipled is lacking moral values.

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

    unprincipled

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • lacking moral values
  • Synonyms

    *licentious, immoral

    References

    *Oxford English Dictionary