[oh-ver-suh-lis-i-tuh s]


too solicitous: oversolicitous concerning one's health.

Origin of oversolicitous

First recorded in 1655–65; over- + solicitous
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Examples from the Web for oversolicitous

Historical Examples of oversolicitous

  • 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.

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    Andre Norton