overzealous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From over- +‎ zealous.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˌə͡ʊvəˈzɛləs/

Adjective[edit]

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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