Definition of Overzealousness

1. Noun. The quality of being too zealous ¹



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Definition of Overzealousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overzealousness

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overwriter
overwriters
overwrites
overwriting
overwritten
overwrote
overwrought
overwroughtness
overyear
overyears
overyielding
overzeal
overzealous
overzealously
overzealousness (current term)
overzeals
ovest
ovi-
oviboses
ovibovine
ovibovines
ovicaprid
ovicaprids
ovicapsule
ovicapsules
ovicell
ovicells
ovicidal
ovicide

Literary usage of Overzealousness

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1. Affairs in the Philippine Islands by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on the Philippines, Committee on the Philippines, United States, Senate, Congress, United States Congress. Senate (1902)
"1 am forced to the opini"0 that the original arrest of these men was absolutely unwarranted. ;• - s\b\y due to mal interpretation and overzealousness on the ..."

2. Society's Misfits by Madeleine Zabriskie Doty (1916)
"The president wrote: Harriet's trouble is overzealousness. She is so thoroughly in earnest that ... overzealousness will hinder as much aa lack of interest. ..."

3. Affray at Brownsville, Tex by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs (1907)
"A. I gave that case, sir, to show the overzealousness of the police force in trying to make arrests, to make arrests whenever they could, ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1903)
"H. AUGUSTUS WILSON said that the errors of overzealousness are in some cases responsible for deformities. Given a case with any of the tubercular joint ..."

5. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"One attack came on after going in swimming while the boy was in the country. The mother, in her overzealousness to make up for lost time and to fatten ..."

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