Please do NOT rephrase or rewrite the troubling sentences below.
✘ 1. Why is it wrong to write: too fewer than everyone ?
✓ 2. But it's right to write: excessively fewer than everyone.
✘ 3. Why is it wrong to write: too less than everything ?
✓ 4. But it's right to write: excessively less than everything.
5. Why are 1 and 3 wrong, but 2 and 4 are right?
6. By replacing ONLY the bolded, without rewriting anything else,
how can 1 and 3 be corrected? In other words, what can replace too?
Footnote: My thought of writing 'too fewer than 'everyone' here, motivated the above.