Definition of Overkeen

1. Adjective. Overly keen. ¹



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Definition of Overkeen

1. too keen [adj] - See also: keen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overkeen

overjoy
overjoyed
overjoying
overjoys
overjubilant
overjump
overjumped
overjumping
overjumps
overjust
overjustification
overjustified
overjustifies
overjustify
overjustifying
overkeen (current term)
overkeep
overkeeps
overkept
overkest
overkill
overkilled
overkilling
overkills
overkind
overking
overkings
overknee
overknowing
overlabor

Literary usage of Overkeen

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1. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1906)
"Let us then be guided, neither by the overkeen enthusiasm of the partisan, nor by the reactionary criticism of less emotional critics. ..."

2. Practicable Socialism by Barnett, Canon Barnett, Samuel Augustus Barnett, Henrietta Octavia Rowland Barnett (1915)
"Is it not likely to narrow the heart of the good-doer and make him overkeen about his own plan ? Will not the charity of a stranger, although it be designed ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1909)
"If, for instance, the bargain in this instance was overkeen and unjust, or if the party against whom specific performance was sought was laboring under some ..."

4. The Psychology of Nationality and Internationalism by Walter Bowers Pillsbury (1919)
"On the whole this prevents the actual harm, but in the highly organized civilization with its overkeen imagination and openness to suggestion it may cause ..."

5. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"... when the normal tendency to sleep seems to be absent, or when the perceptive faculties are overkeen so that waking is easy, as in fevers, neurasthenia, ..."

6. Materia Medica: Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing for by Walter Arthur Bastedo (1918)
"... when the normal tendency to sleep seems to be absent, or when the perceptive faculties are overkeen so that waking is easy, as in fevers, neurasthenia, ..."

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