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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.
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overanxious

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

[ˌəʊvərˈæŋkʃəs] adjtroppo ansioso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

overanxious

a. demasiado inquieto-a, excitado-a, muy ansioso-a.
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Furthermore, anxiety developed early in childhood (separation, phobias, overanxiousness) was found in 58% of the participants (Deep, Nagy, Weltzin, Rao, & Kaye, 1995).
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