Overanxiously
Overanxious O"ver*anx"ious, a. Anxious in an excessive or needless degree. -- {O"ver*anx"ious*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • overanxiously — See overanxiety. * * * …   Universalium

  • overanxious — overanxiety /oh veuhr ang zuy i tee/, overanxiousness, n. overanxiously, adv. /oh veuhr angk sheuhs, ang /, adj. excessively anxious. [1735 45; OVER + ANXIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • press — press1 pressable, adj. /pres/, v.t. 1. to act upon with steadily applied weight or force. 2. to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position: The crowd pressed him into a corner. 3. to compress or squeeze, as to alter …   Universalium

  • overanxious — (adj.) from OVER (Cf. over) + ANXIOUS (Cf. anxious). A hybrid word introduced by novelist Samuel Richardson (1689 1761) in Pamela. Related: Overanxiously; overanxiousness …   Etymology dictionary

  • overanxious — adjective excessively anxious. Derivatives overanxiety noun overanxiously adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • overanxious — /oʊvərˈæŋʃəs/ (say ohvuhr angshuhs) adjective excessively anxious. –overanxiety /oʊvəræŋˈzaɪəti/ (say ohvuhrang zuyuhtee) –overanxiousness, noun –overanxiously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • overanxious — adjective anxious or nervous to an excessive degree • Similar to: ↑insecure * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : excessively or needlessly anxious * * * overanxiety /oh veuhr ang zuy i tee/, overanxiousness, n. overanxiously, adv. /oh veuhr angk… …   Useful english dictionary

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