What is another word for to a fault?

16 synonyms found


[ tʊ ɐ fˈɒlt], [ tʊ ɐ fˈɒlt], [ t_ʊ ɐ f_ˈɒ_l_t]

When we say that someone has a particular quality 'to a fault', it implies that they have it in such excess that it is no longer desirable. For example, if someone is kind to a fault, it suggests that they are so excessively kind that they may end up being taken advantage of. Synonyms for 'to a fault' include overly, excessively, unduly, overly so, and excessively so. These words all convey an excessive amount of something, which can lead to negative consequences. Other phrases that have a similar meaning include going too far, taking things too far, or overdoing it. It's important to strike a balance between positive qualities and extreme ones.

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What are the hypernyms for To a fault?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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