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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.

Usage examples (35)
  • Part of it, too, is frankly to reign in overzealous creativity.
  • "overzealous" -- but said he never enriched himself while trying to help minority college students at the City University of New York.
  • You can almost hear them throwing in the disclaimer "overzealous".
  • Even Chisam, the ethic committee lawyer, calls Rangel more "overzealous" than corrupt. for more
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