excessively or unusually wise: overwise for a child of her age.
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How to use overwise in a sentence
Foolish child, do not pray for wisdom in this overwise thin-faced time of ours.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
He has just left the university, does not deem himself overwise, but believes he knows more than other people.The Sorrows of Young Werther | J.W. von Goethe
I am ashamed, O overwise counsellors, to hear you reason thus absurdly and citizen-like.The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine | Francis Miltoun
Believe me, you overwise men, with all your wisdom, never learn rightly to understand women.The Daughter of an Empress | Louise Muhlbach
Bella hath altogether too many of them, and her mother is not an overwise woman!A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia | Amanda Minnie Douglas