overanxious


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o·ver·anx·ious

 (ō′vər-ăngk′shəs, -ăng′shəs)
adj.
Anxious to an excessive degree.

o′ver·anx·i′e·ty (-ăng-zī′ĭ-tē), o′ver·anx′ious·ness (-ăngk′shəs-nĭs, -ăng′-) n.
o′ver·anx′ious·ly adv.

overanxious

(ˌəʊvərˈæŋkʃəs; -ˈæŋʃəs)
adj
excessively worried, tense, or uneasy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overanxious - anxious or nervous to an excessive degree
insecure - lacking self-confidence or assurance; "an insecure person lacking mental stability"
Translations

overanxious

[ˌəʊvərˈæŋkʃəs] ADJ
1. (= worried) → demasiado preocupado
2. (= eager) he was overanxious to give a good impressionestaba demasiado preocupado por causar buena impresión
I'm not overanxious to gotengo pocas ganas de ir

overanxious

[ˌəʊvərˈæŋkʃəs] adjtroppo ansioso/a

overanxious

a. demasiado inquieto-a, excitado-a, muy ansioso-a.
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They mean we shouldn't be overanxious and worreting ourselves about what'll happen to- morrow, but do our duty and leave the rest to God's will.
Once more I took up my flight, nor were the Sagoths apparently overanxious to press their pursuit so closely as before.
We have met with no success here, though that old hag who called herself Til seemed overanxious to bargain for the future information she seemed hopeful of being able to give us.
Leicester got their act together with a good run down the right by Chris Makin but the promisingmovecame to nothing asthe final pass found the overanxious Connolly off-side.
As Gloria and Mike arrive at the hospital for the birth of their first child they are met by a nervous Edith and an overanxious Archie, who has been causing havoc at the hospital.
In this instance, the worthy, and important, message is poorly served by a medium seemingly overanxious to avoid accusations of exaggeration by relying on clichd depictions.
Casey was proud of his calling and overanxious to recover time.
Exasperated, I pulled the binoculars back toward my face, but my overanxious hus band yanked the glasses back to his eyes, and the twisted, narrow strap now put a solid stranglehold on my neck.
Disturbances from overanxious photographers and other members of the press were a more likely problem.
Every overanxious editor found some innuendo against people who were in power at the time, even though the poem itself did not hint at such a possibility (cf.
The most frequent diagnoses include phobias (such as intense fear of closed spaces or a variety of animals), oppositional disorder (persistent confrontations and temper tantrums aimed at parents, siblings and teachers), overanxious disorder (excessive worrying about future events and how one is viewed by others) and sepration anxiety (panic or anxiety when not at home or with parents).
Internal monitoring of test utilization will intensify, but hospital labs affiliated with teaching institutions will have serious problems trying to curtail the ordering patterns of overanxious medical students and residents.