(do something) to excess

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(do something) to excess

To do or indulge in something too much. I started to lose weight once I stopped regularly eating to excess. I'll go to the pub with you guys, but I'm not drinking to excess tonight—I have to be up early tomorrow.
See also: excess

drink to excess

To drink alcohol to the point of intoxication. This is an important event for me, honey, so please don't drink to excess and make a fool of yourself.
See also: drink, excess

drink to excess

Euph. to drink too much alcohol; to drink alcohol continually. Mr. Franklin drinks to excess. Some people drink to excess only at parties.
See also: drink, excess
References in classic literature ?
Stuart was fearful that in their famished state they would eat to excess and injure themselves.
Impressively, the die-hard even stuck to her healthy diet on the one day of the year the rest of us eat to excess.
Anyway, just as in England, Christmas in Norway is an exercise to eat to excess and watch rubbish TV.
The mental issues of why people eat to excess need be addressed with education and therapy.
I have a more 'normal' relationship with food and exercise and never feel the need to eat to excess any more.
The recent holidays' license to eat to excess no doubt spurred more shoppers to pick up heartburn and gas remedies after overdoing it at the dinner table.
You don't need to eat to excess simply because it's Christmas.
The main thing is they don't eat to excess because they are not out of control.
Many children will die on Christmas Day, while we in the affluent world will eat to excess.
In Victorian England a man of wealth and substance was corpulent because he wanted to show people that he could afford to eat to excess and people trusted him more than if he were thin and athletic.
Naturally thin people eat whatever they want- they just don't eat to excess.
He also has septo-optic dysplasia, which causes blindness and growth hormone deficiency, and the genetic disorder Prader-Willi syndrome, which makes him eat to excess and be prone to obesity and diabetes.
Except to say she doesn't smoke, drink or eat to excess and having survived breast cancer has resumed a hugely successful career.
Many hit the bottle, light up a cigarette or eat to excess in a bid to stave off yuletide exasperation, with three in five people finding Christmas stressful.
Everyone can eat to excess but those people who need or want to lose weight or be healthier have to make the right choices.