Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Excessive care or anxiety.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Excessive care.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To care too much.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ care

Examples

  • Finally healthy and freed from the burden of overcare, my life began to flourish.

    Love For No Reason

  • My care for the children had gone off the rails and turned into “overcare.”

    Love For No Reason

  • My care for the children had gone off the rails and turned into “overcare.”

    Love For No Reason

  • Finally healthy and freed from the burden of overcare, my life began to flourish.

    Love For No Reason

  • He grouped his flower essences into the following broad categories: Fear, uncertainty, lack of interest in present circumstances, loneliness, oversensitivity, despondency or despair, and overcare for the welfare of others.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • He grouped his flower essences into the following broad categories: Fear, uncertainty, lack of interest in present circumstances, loneliness, oversensitivity, despondency or despair, and overcare for the welfare of others.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • He grouped his flower essences into the following broad categories: Fear, uncertainty, lack of interest in present circumstances, loneliness, oversensitivity, despondency or despair, and overcare for the welfare of others.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • He grouped his flower essences into the following broad categories: Fear, uncertainty, lack of interest in present circumstances, loneliness, oversensitivity, despondency or despair, and overcare for the welfare of others.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • That seemed a condition of his mysterious overcare of Rodman.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • From the first she was sensitive and high-strung, nervously damaged probably in her early years by her mother's restless, unwise overcare.

    Our Nervous Friends — Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness

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