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Webster 1913 Edition


Overzealous

O′ver-zeal′ous

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Adj.
Too zealous.

Webster 1828 Edition


Overzealous

OVERZEALOUS

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Adj.
overzel'ous. Too zealous; eager to excess.

Definition 2021


overzealous

overzealous

See also: over-zealous

English

Adjective

overzealous (comparative more overzealous, superlative most overzealous)

  1. Too zealous; too enthusiastic, determined; too fervent.
    With his overzealous attempts to impress, he only managed to annoy her.

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