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Excessive

Ex`cess´ive   Pronunciation: ĕk`sĕs´ĭv
a.1.Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch.
Excessive grief [is] the enemy to the living.
- Shak.
Adj.1.excessive - beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
2.excessive - unrestrained in especially feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

DAMAGES, EXCESSIVE. Such damages as are unreasonably great, and not warranted by law.
     2. The damages are excessive in the following cases: 1. When they are greater than is demanded by the writ and declaration. 6 Call 85; 7 Wend. 330. 2. When they are greater than is authorized by the rules and principles of law, as in the case of actions upon contracts, or for torts done to property, the value of which may be ascertained by evidence. 4 Mass. 14; 5 Mass. 435; 6 Halst. 284.
     3. But in actions for torts to the person or reputation of the plaintiff, the damages will not be considered excessive unless they are outrageous. 2 A. K. Marsh 365; Hard. 586; 3 Dana, 464; 2 Pick. 113; 7 Pick. 82; 9 John. 45; 10 John. 443; 4 Mass. 1; 9 Pick. 11; 2 Penn. 578.
     4. When the damages are excessive, a new trial will be granted on that ground.

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