The phrase "too much of a good thing" refers to the negative consequences of an excess of something that is generally considered a positive. Antonyms for this phrase include "just enough," "moderation," "balance," and "sufficiency." These words indicate that a healthy equilibrium has been struck between desire and need. In contrast to the negative overindulgence suggested by the original phrase, these antonyms suggest the satisfaction of aspiration without overextending. They imply that a state of being is sustainable, practical, and healthy, rather than impractical, harmful, or extreme. By harnessing a balance of good things, we can lead a harmonious life.
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- estimate, guess, subtract.