Definition of Overmuchness

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




Definition of Overmuchness

1. n. The quality or state of being in excess; superabundance.

Definition of Overmuchness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being in excess; superabundance. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overmuchness

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

Literary usage of Overmuchness

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1. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"Here and there the style suffers from that overmuchness of unessential detail and that exaggeration of particulars which Mr. Dickens brought into fashion ..."

2. The American Magazine of Civics edited by Andrew J. Palm, Henry Randall Waite (1895)
"... the attic is so full of clothes that I cannot get into it to bring you some ; this distressing overmuchness threatens to be our ruin. ..."

3. The Human Factor in Education by James Phinney Munroe (1920)
"And half of the restlessness and nervousness of the typical American is due to the fussiness, the flashiness, the overmuchness, the general ..."

4. A Budget of Paradoxes by Augustus De Morgan (1915)
"... which Mr. Reddie— whose omission would have been dishonest if he had seen their meaning—no doubt took for pleonasm, superfluity, overmuchness. ..."

5. Reducing the Cost of Living by Scott Nearing (1914)
"Satiety is the feeling of overmuchness that follows surfeit. Satisfaction is the feeling of completeness which is the result of work well done. ..."

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