Definition of overzealous in English:

overzealous

Syllabification: o·ver·zeal·ous
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈzeləs
 
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adjective

  • Too zealous in attitude or behavior: he’s been overzealous in handing out parking tickets
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    • Nor is it a charge made possible by the Patriot Act, a simple overzealous attempt to keep America safe.
    • Shoppers are driven away by overzealous parking attendants, ever increasing charges for parking, no improvement in shopping facilities.
    • It's brilliant to see people reacting with this gentle, exasperated humour rather than resorting to hateful tirades and overzealous flag flying.

Derivatives

overzealously

adverb

overzealousness

noun

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