[ oh-ver-zel-uhs ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈzɛl əs /
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too zealous: overzealous for reform.
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OTHER WORDS FROM overzealouso·ver·zeal·ous·ly, adverbo·ver·zeal·ous·ness, noun
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How to use overzealous in a sentence
But there are signs that its campaign against the group, so late in coming, may be undermined by overzealousness.
British Dictionary definitions for overzealous
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