Definition of Overmuch

1. Noun. A quantity that is more than what is appropriate. "We received an inundation of email"




2. Adjective. Very great in quantity; overabundant. "Showed overmuch affection"
Similar to: Much
Derivative terms: Overmuchness

3. Adverb. More than necessary. "Let's not blame them overmuch"
Exact synonyms: Too Much

Definition of Overmuch

1. a. Too much.

Definition of Overmuch

1. Determiner. very much; too much ¹

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Definition of Overmuch

1. an excess [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overmuch

overmodestly
overmodulate
overmodulated
overmodulates
overmodulating
overmodulation
overmoist
overmoisture
overmore
overmorrow
overmost
overmount
overmounted
overmounting
overmounts
overmuch (current term)
overmuches
overmuchness
overmultiplied
overmultiplies
overmultiply
overmultiplying
overmultitude
overmuscled
overname
overnamed
overnames
overnear
overneat
overnet

Literary usage of Overmuch

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1. Christian Philosophy: Or, An Attempt to Display, by Internal Testimony, the by Vicesimus Knox (1835)
"Of being Righteous overmuch. IT seems to be very doubtful, whether the Scriptural phrase ... Be not righteous overmuch; why shouldst thou destroy thyself? ..."

2. Sacred Classics: Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity by Henry Stebbing, Richard Cattermole (1835)
"Of being Righteous overmuch. IT seems to be very doubtful, whether the Scriptural phrase ... Be not righteous overmuch; why shouldst thou destroy thyself? ..."

3. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"Who is righteous overmuch is a morsel for the old one. Dutch. Risk. 1. It is better to risk, than to delay overmuch. 2. It is necessary to risk something. ..."

4. The Gift of Influence by Hugh Black (1908)
"m RIGHTEOUS overmuch Be not righteous overmuch; neither make thyself over- wise: ... Be not overmuch wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die ..."

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