overeagerness


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o·ver·ea·ger

 (ō′vər-ē′gər)
adj.
Excessively eager; too ardent or impatient.

o′ver·ea′ger·ly adv.
o′ver·ea′ger·ness n.
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overeagerness

(ˌəʊvərˈiːɡənɪs)
n
excessive eagerness
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