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.
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
For some, it represents uncharted territory, where the prospect of uneasy patients and overanxious parents is one additional headache to avoid.
Social phobia and overanxious disorder in school-age children.
I play Scrabble on the iPad to wind down if I'm feeling overanxious about something.
Shortly after getting settled in and while still perusing the menu, some warm rolls of bread arrive with various dips, which was a nice touch and unsettle those typical few who are overanxious to order before properly scanning the list of options.
Overanxious at times at the plate when he wants to go for the long ball.
I had no doubts about playing him because when I talked to him (Kirchhoff) he felt overanxious (at White Hart Lane) and I wish he'd said.
They are entered in beauty contests or pageants and coached by overanxious mums who literally bite their nails as their stars glide on to the stage.
I just think they were a wee bit overanxious against Georgia.