Definition of Overcareful

1. Adjective. Excessively or unduly careful.

Exact synonyms: Too-careful
Similar to: Careful



Definition of Overcareful

1. a. Too careful.

Definition of Overcareful

1. Adjective. Excessively careful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overcareful

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overcareful

overcapable
overcapacities
overcapacity
overcapitalisation
overcapitalise
overcapitalization
overcapitalizations
overcapitalize
overcapitalized
overcapitalizes
overcapitalizing
overcard
overcards
overcare
overcared
overcareful (current term)
overcares
overcaring
overcark
overcarking
overcarried
overcarries
overcarry
overcarrying
overcarve
overcarved
overcarving
overcast
overcasted
overcasting

Literary usage of Overcareful

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1. Deficiencies in Reading Ability: Their Diagnosis and Remedies by Clarence Truman Gray (1922)
"The best explanation of such reading seems to be that the pupil is overcareful. This is in harmony with the reports of both her teacher and her mother, ..."

2. Reading: Its Nature and Development by Charles Hubbard Judd, William Scott Gray, Clarence Truman Gray, Katherine McLaughlin, Clara Schmitt, Adam Raymond Gilliland (1918)
"160; slow, 161; slow, overcareful, 159 Readers of various types, 159 Reading: in American ... overcareful, 159; special case, 83 Sound unit in reading, ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"A person who is overcareful about trifles. ' What a faddle you are!' (2) va or n. To indulge, humour, pet; to trifle. ' Don't faddle the child so. ..."

4. A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life: Adapted to the State and Condition by William Law (1821)
"This makes her so overcareful of her health, that she never thinks she is well enough; and so overindulgent, that she never can be really well. ..."

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