overenthusiasm

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ enthusiasm

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overenthusiasm (countable and uncountable, plural overenthusiasms)

  1. Excessive enthusiasm.
    • 2008 March 11, Choe Sang-Hun, “Woman Replaces Colleague for South Korea’s First Space Mission”, in New York Times[1]:
      Paik Hong-yul, president of the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, which oversees South Korea’s space program, said Mr. Ko had made “mistakes out of his overenthusiasm in training.”

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