[ oh-ver-muhch ]
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adjective, noun, adverb
  1. too much: He didn't show overmuch concern. We tried not to regret it overmuch.

Origin of overmuch

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at over-, much

Words Nearby overmuch

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How to use overmuch in a sentence

  • "It is not possible that the good Father can cast one to hell whose sole sin was in overmuch loving," she said.

    Robert Annys: Poor Priest | Annie Nathan Meyer

British Dictionary definitions for overmuch


/ (ˌəʊvəˈmʌtʃ) /

adverb, adjective
  1. too much; very much

  1. an excessive amount

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