Overjealous
Overjealous O`ver*jeal"ous, a. [Over + jealous. Cf. {Overzealous}.] Excessively jealous; too jealous. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • overjealous — adj.; overjealously, adv.; overjealousness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • overjealous — /oʊvəˈdʒɛləs/ (say ohvuh jeluhs) adjective jealous to an excessive degree. –overjealously, adverb –overjealousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • overjealous — adjective suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival a jealous lover • Syn: ↑jealous, ↑green eyed • Similar to: ↑distrustful * * * adj.; overjealously, adv.; overjealousness, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Green-eyed — Green eyed, a. 1. Having green eyes. [1913 Webster] 2. Seeing everything under the influence of emotions which discolor or distort. Green eyed jealousy. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence: suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distrustful — adjective having or showing distrust a man of distrustful nature my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally B.N.Cardozo vigilant and distrustful superintendence Thomas Jefferson • Ant: ↑trustful •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • green-eyed — adjective suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival a jealous lover • Syn: ↑jealous, ↑overjealous • Similar to: ↑distrustful …   Useful english dictionary

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