oversolicitous

[ oh-ver-suh-lis-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈoʊ vər səˈlɪs ɪ təs /

adjective

too solicitous: oversolicitous concerning one's health.

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Origin of oversolicitous

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Frequently they have been received only by uncomprehending or indifferent railroad officials or oversolicitous exploiters.

    New Homes for Old|Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge