Overearnestness
Overearnest O`ver*ear"nest, a. Too earnest. -- {O"ver*ear"nest*ly}, adv. -- {O"ver*ear"nest*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • overearnest — adj.; overearnestly, adv.; overearnestness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • overearnest — /oʊvəˈɜnəst/ (say ohvuh ernuhst) adjective earnest to an excessive degree. –overearnestly, adverb –overearnestness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • overearnest — adj.; overearnestly, adv.; overearnestness, n. * * * overearˈnest adjective 1. Too earnest 2. Severe in manner (Shakespeare) • • • Main Entry: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

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