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OTHER WORDS FROM overanxiouso·ver·anx·i·e·ty [oh-ver-ang-zahy-i-tee], /ˈoʊ vər æŋˈzaɪ ɪ ti/, o·ver·anx·ious·ness, nouno·ver·anx·ious·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for overanxious
One problem is the tendency of overanxious parents to “interview for pain” at the end of a school day.
He was a nervous child with a habit spasm, the son of a highly neurotic father and an overanxious mother.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
Once before, in the Maine woods, he had been an unwilling target, on that occasion for an overanxious deer hunter.'Smiles'|Eliot H. Robinson
She was being made temporarily ill by the unwise and unfortunate suggestions of the overanxious mother.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
She felt he was not overanxious to caress her, and preferred that the rendering of this impossible should come from her side.Halcyone|Elinor Glyn
“Aunt Prissy likes Louise; we all do,” pleaded Faith; so her father said no more, thinking that perhaps he had been overanxious.A Little Maid of Ticonderoga|Alice Turner Curtis