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overcareful

[ oh-ver-kair-fuhl ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈkɛər fəl /
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adjective
excessively or unduly careful.
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Origin of overcareful

First recorded in 1585–95; over- + careful

OTHER WORDS FROM overcareful

o·ver·care·ful·ly, adverbo·ver·care·ful·ness, noun
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