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oversolicitous

[oh-ver-suh-lis-i-tuh s] /ˈoʊ vər səˈlɪs ɪ təs/
adjective
1.
too solicitous:
oversolicitous concerning one's health.
Origin of oversolicitous
1655-1665
1655-65; over- + solicitous
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  • Frequently they have been received only by uncomprehending or indifferent railroad officials or oversolicitous exploiters.

    New Homes for Old Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
  • Anxiety to see every one get as much as possible as quickly as possible, made me oversolicitous and exacting.

    Riches of Grace E. E. Byrum
  • Since he had a project of his own, he was only too glad to see the last of his oversolicitous family for awhile.

    Ralestone Luck Andre Norton

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