The use of too many modifiers detracts from the effect they
are meant to have.
The lengthy, unorganized report describing last
year's budgeted expenses in the personnel department was
analyzed carefully and thoroughly by our very competent
and willing auditors who work regularly in the accounting
The many modifiers make the sentence wordy and ineffective.
Notice how the careful use of only two or three modifiers
(and changing passive voice to active) makes the sentence
much easier to read:
The auditors carefully analyzed the personnel department's
expense report for last year.