Definition of Oversolicitous

1. Adjective. Excessively solicitous.

Similar to: Attentive



Definition of Oversolicitous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversolicitous

oversnowed
oversoak
oversoaked
oversoaking
oversoaks
oversocialized
oversocks
oversoft
oversoften
oversoftened
oversoftening
oversoftens
oversoftly
oversolar
oversold
oversolicitous (current term)
oversoon
oversorrow
oversorrowed
oversorrowing
oversorrows
oversoul
oversouls
oversow
oversowed
oversowing
oversown
oversows
overspan
overspanned

Literary usage of Oversolicitous

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1. The Exceptional Child by Maximilian Paul Eugen Groszmann (1917)
"He was cured in less than two years by a gradual education which freed him from extreme dependence upon oversolicitous parents. The young man would take two ..."

2. The Exceptional Child by Maximilian Paul Eugen Groszmann (1917)
"He was cured in less than two years by a gradual education which freed him from extreme dependence upon oversolicitous parents. The young man would take two ..."

3. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1918)
"... "loss of manhood," nervousness, etc., has been well sown in fertile ground by quacks, patent medicine houses, and oversolicitous elders. ..."

4. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... elicit oversolicitous responses from family members, co-workers, and others. This reaction may reinforce the pain behavior and cause activity to be ..."

5. Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, Major General, United States Army by Oliver Otis Howard (1907)
"... much excited and somewhat oversolicitous, came to me and demanded a guard. I tried to tell her to wait a while till we were in shape to furnish guards; ..."

6. Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, Major-general, United States Army by Oliver Otis Howard (1908)
"... much excited and somewhat oversolicitous, came to me and demanded a guard. I tried to tell her to wait a while till we were in shape to furnish guards; ..."

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