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  • adjective Excessively concerned.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ concerned

Examples

  • I think our culture is all whacked, and always so overconcerned with winning, to the point that we make competitions out of things where there should be no competition.

    Failure is Underrated

  • Because "Todd" was thoughtful and considerate in his questions for Adam, if a little bit overconcerned and timid, I can tell right off that Todd is an unlikely choice for editorial blacklist, and also, he probably didn't do a single thing "wrong."

    February 2010

  • Because "Todd" was thoughtful and considerate in his questions for Adam, if a little bit overconcerned and timid, I can tell right off that Todd is an unlikely choice for editorial blacklist, and also, he probably didn't do a single thing "wrong."

    Reject-O-Matic: Why Editors Use Form Rejection Letters

  • Because "Todd" was thoughtful and considerate in his questions for Adam, if a little bit overconcerned and timid, I can tell right off that Todd is an unlikely choice for editorial blacklist, and also, he probably didn't do a single thing "wrong."

    Reject-O-Matic: Why Editors Use Form Rejection Letters

  • Along with their mistrust of others, they are suspicious, hypersensitive, and overconcerned with hidden motives and special meanings.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Along with their mistrust of others, they are suspicious, hypersensitive, and overconcerned with hidden motives and special meanings.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • In businesses that overconcerned about cutting costs, the saying is -- "OK, cut it all off -- close down and that will cut costs."

    Content Filtration: A little dirt for your health?

  • In businesses that overconcerned about cutting costs, the saying is -- "OK, cut it all off -- close down and that will cut costs."

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The Kreisau group was not overconcerned with ousting the Nazi regime although it was in contact with other groups that were, most especially the “resistance” cell centered on Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, which mounted the failed July 1944 bomb plot to assassinate Hitler, being more concerned with planning for the reorganization of postwar Germany.

    The Sion Revelation

  • The Kreisau group was not overconcerned with ousting the Nazi regime although it was in contact with other groups that were, most especially the “resistance” cell centered on Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, which mounted the failed July 1944 bomb plot to assassinate Hitler, being more concerned with planning for the reorganization of postwar Germany.

    The Sion Revelation

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