overzealousness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

overzealous +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

overzealousness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being too zealous
    • 2009, January 8, “Nicholas D. Kristof”, in The Gaza Boomerang[1]:
      Many Gazans scorn Fatah as corrupt and incompetent, and they dislike Hamas's overzealousness and repression.

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