Definition of Too-careful
1. Adjective. Excessively or unduly careful.
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Literary usage of Too-careful
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Practical Works by David Clarkson (1865)
"If he be too much addicted to one of them, too careful to observe it, the other will be ... If you be too careful to lay up treasure on earth, you will not, ..."
2. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1874)
"TOO CAREFUL BY HALF. WE were a party of four—four working men—two of us engaged in the works of Culvert Brothers, engine-makers, of Grub- town, ..."
3. The Bookman (1903)
"«t One cannot be too careful in dealing with the literary temperament. If he is a young man of promise, call him a bare possibility. ..."
4. A Collection of the Political Writings of William Leggett by William Leggett, Theodore Sedgwick (1840)
"We cannot be too careful to keep entirely separate the things which belong to government from those which belong to religion. ..."
5. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1889)
"If any charge of misdemeanor can be brought against Miss Hapgood, it is that she is sometimes too careful, too conscientiously literal. ..."