overjust

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ just

Adjective[edit]

overjust (comparative more overjust, superlative most overjust)

  1. Too zealous in the pursuit of justice.[1]
    • 2008, Robert D. Hughes (translator), Francesc Eiximenis (author), Francesc Eiximenis: An Anthology, →ISBN, p. 82 (Google preview):
      That is to say, do not become overjust, for he becomes too just who is not just yet thinks that he is so, deceived as he is by ignorance from knowing what true justice is.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.