from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Anxious to an excessive degree.
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- adj. Excessively anxious or nervous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Anxious in an excessive or needless degree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Anxious to excess.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. anxious or nervous to an excessive degree
Based upon his work with 200 male homosexuals, Gerard van den Aardweg stated that 79 percent described their mother as "overanxious", or "overconcerned" about them; their safety, health, and being overly sentimental when they met with some hardship, as well as manifesting other aspects of over mothering.
Swiegers admitted that while it was a good feeling for them to skate in the final group of a Grand Prix event, it perhaps made them a little "overanxious" during the program.
The Minnesota Vikings first-round draft pick Percy Harvin has been hospitalized due to severe dehydration Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz says quarterback Matthew Stafford was "overanxious" in his first day on the practice field with the team.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Stafford was "overanxious" in his first day on the practice field with the team.
- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz says quarterback Matthew Stafford was "overanxious" in his first day on the practice field with the team.
Lions 'coach Jim Schwartz says quarterback Matthew Stafford "overanxious" in his 1st practice
I guess an overanxious dog is better than an the opposite.
He also attempted in letters to explain the widely publicized phone conversation in which he had renounced being the prophet – calling the statements “my overanxious expressions.”
Amid this benign frenzy, even overanxious security guards couldn't spoil the mood.
Booker was in bit overanxious to get to New York for his rookie orientation this week.