overzealously

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

overzealous +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

overzealously (comparative more overzealously, superlative most overzealously)

  1. In an overzealous way; with excessive zeal.
    • 2007 July 3, Siobhan Roberts, “It Will Take More Than a Wolf to Blow One House Down”, in New York Times[1]:
      Critics say a law designed to keep medical information confidential is being overzealously applied.