Definition of overly in English:


Line breaks: over¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəli


[as submodifier]
Excessively: she was a jealous and overly possessive woman
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  • She said he had no history of self-harm and that she had no reason to be overly worried about his mental state.
  • I'm not overly worried about it long-term and it wasn't that serious to start with.
  • Although the situations are often ridiculous, the gags don't feel overly contrived.

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