Definition of Overeagerness

1. Noun. The quality of being overeager; excessive readiness or enthusiasm. ¹



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Definition of Overeagerness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overeagerness

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overeagerness (current term)
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Literary usage of Overeagerness

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1. Scribners Monthly (1878)
""It was only the overeagerness of the sportsman," I replied. " I imagined I could hold him by the teeth." You know when you hook a big fish very ..."

2. An Introduction to the Industrial History of England by Abbott Payson Usher (1920)
"... excuse for such signs of overeagerness as he may have shown.l This judgment by a successor in the work of sanitary reform reflects more completely than ..."

3. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"If they had any fault at all, it was overeagerness to advance, so that they could hardly be restrained from going too rapidly behind the wide belt of the ..."

4. The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Masterpieces by Isidore Singer, William Guild Howard (1914)
"... (hastily and confused in her overeagerness). It all came about this way, you know . . . You mustn't think that I'm to blame for all this scandalous ..."

5. The World's Great Sermons by Grenville Kleiser (1908)
"One, in hewing down his beam, animated by a spirit of a little overeagerness, perhaps gifted with that egotism of his work which made him develop it more ..."

6. Business Law: A Working Manual of Every-day Law by Thomas Conyngton (1920)
"... A LAWYER to an overeagerness to secure clients and tends to lower the standards of the profession. To quote from the annual address of the president of ..."

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