too much

Definitions

  • Too Much of a Railway-Man
    Too Much of a Railway-Man
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv too much more than necessary "she eats too much","let's not blame them overmuch"
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Quotations

  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver
    “Too much agreement kills the chat.”
  • Don Marquis
    Don%20Marquis
    “Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.”
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre%20Corneille
    “Danger breeds best on too much confidence.”
  • George Herbert
    George%20Herbert
    “One enemy is too much.”
  • Italian Proverb
    Italian Proverb
    “Often he who does too much does too little.”
  • Pierre De Beaumarchais
    Pierre De Beaumarchais
    “Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.”

Usage

In literature:

It hurts them too much, for Stonewall's men loved him so much.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
Brule talked about that a little too much.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
In some cases this disinclination for exercise may arise from too much or too rich food, and a more sparing diet may remove it.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
She was too much overwhelmed with shame.
"Red Rooney" by R.M. Ballantyne
Big Otter was not dead, and he chased the deer too much, perhaps, or fought too much.
"The Big Otter" by R.M. Ballantyne
Too much clattering of lances and too many fierce, exulting war-whoops.
"The Talking Leaves" by William O. Stoddard
I suppose I sit too much in judgment on women to submit much to their fascination.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII." by Guy de Maupassant
Besides which, she has too much good taste and too much good sense to be a slave to that tyrant, Fashion.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
His heart beat too quickly, and the idea of seeing Miriam was almost too much for him.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
He was too occupied to reflect on this curious delusion, this phenomenon of seeing double as though he had had a drop too much.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
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In poetry:

LORENZO.
Oh, heart!
How may my breast contain thee, with thy burden
Of too much happiness?
"The Spagnoletto. Act II" by Emma Lazarus
We should maintain in view
His glory, as our end;
Too much we cannot bear, or do,
For such a matchless friend.
"The Milch Kine Drawing The Ark : Faith's Surrender Of All" by John Newton
"For him my heart too much has bled;
For him, my darling son,
Has sorrow prest my hoary head,
But Heaven's high will be done!
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More
Your honour comes too slow?
How much then have you done?
One foot on a mole-heap, would you crow
As if you had reached the sun?
"Willie's Question" by George MacDonald
"Yea," I said, "for thee alone,"—
Shading eyes lest they confess
Too much their own happiness,
With the happy tears o'erflown.
"An Idyll of the May" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Eve. Since I have found thee courteous
No less than wise, reveal to me thy name;
Speak it to me, unless
I seek to know too much.
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 2. " by William Cowper

In news:

How Much is Too Much.
Can't sit here much longer without attracting too much attention.
You don't want to accelerate too fast…that gets the liquid moving too much.
One of my favorite facts about summer is no one expects me to really cook too much or too often.
You're spending too much too soon: Fletcher stresses the point that material items should never.
Too much of a scene, too little substance.
Here's a $5 million question: Was Phil Knudsen fired for talking too much or doing too little.
Everyone I talked to agreed that they, too, "ate" too much.
It's too big of a risk and too much of a health hazard.
Among the toys singled out as the most dangerous this holiday season are the Morphobot (too much lead), Dora's Tunes Guitar (too loud) and anything with lithium batteries.
The root problem is too much local government rather than too few civic-minded residents.
The thin rice noodles receive a good searing in the wok but are cooked too long and with too much oil.
Medication can work wonders, but critics believe too many children are taking too much.
Voters had to wait in line too long in some places, the election cost way too much money.
Too much of a good thing is, well, still too much.
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In science:

Since σ(z ) and σj (z ) = σ(z ) − z j /(1 − z j ), do not differ by too much, functions σj will have the same feature, at least for j ’s sufficiently large.
Average number of distinct part sizes in a random Carlitz composition
This is not too much larger than the order of the groups being tested.
Towards a practical, theoretically sound algorithm for random generation in finite groups
The natural analogue of our construction for the case of pseudorandom permutations would not work for pseudorandom functions, simply because the “graph structure” of a pseudorandom function carries too much information.
Permutation graphs, fast forward permutations, and sampling the cycle structure of a permutation
There is no question of expecting such a property of the ensemble of Belyi parametrisations of an elliptic curve E as there is just too much freedom (in for instance the choice of the map φ above, or in choosing the set S of E which will be in the image of the cusps under such a parametrisation).
Belyi parametrisations of elliptic curves and congruence defects
But in the high temperature regime, β < βc , the invariant measure does not charge too much these configurations with minimal energy.
Convergence to equilibrium for finite Markov processes, with application to the Random Energy Model
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