over-anxiously love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an over-anxious manner; with excessive solicitude.

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  • At other times, shunning over-anxiously this very deception, I err in too great strictness; and sometimes to that degree, as to wish the whole melody of sweet music which is used to David’s Psalter, banished from my ears, and the Church’s too; and that mode seems to me safer, which I remember to have been often told me of Athanasius.

    The Tenth Book

  • At other times, shunning over-anxiously this very deception, I err in too great strictness; and sometimes to that degree, as to wish the whole melody of sweet music which is used to David’s

    The Confessions

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