Adverb(1) to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
(1) You let the phone ring twice before answering, lest you appear overly eager.(2) It doesn't always work out like that but I was not overly pleased as I wandered away from the counter.(3) Her approach to their suffering is compassionate, even overly sentimental in places.(4) I'm not overly bothered by either fault, though it would be good to lose them.(5) Neither side will be overly disconsolate that this was not a game of classic hurling.(6) she was a jealous and overly possessive woman(7) I think too many girls are overly sensitive about their appearance within relationships.(8) I'm not overly worried about it long-term and it wasn't that serious to start with.(9) The balance between being either overly nostalgic or dismissive of the past.(10) It lets me call people and torments my mother with its overly cheery voice mail message.(11) As with all gaming movies, some fans will go in with overly high expectations that can never be fulfilled.(12) Although the situations are often ridiculous, the gags don't feel overly contrived.(13) The crab cake starter I had was dry and overly salty, and could have done with more mango and chilli salsa to go with it.(14) The police and city officials have set up a number of strenuous and overly aggressive methods of control.(15) He listened politely while she engaged him in several minutes of overly tactile conversation.(16) The New York Times obituary is overly keen to pigeonhole him in the Movement.
(1) overly cautious :: 過度に慎重
1. unduly ::
4. too ::
5. wildly ::
7. ridiculously ::
11. impossibly ::
Different Formsoverlies, overly, overlying
Word Example from TV Shows
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Coming here is just me
being OVERLY cautious.
Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 12
I was OVERLY ambitious.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 5
for being OVERLY fond
of koala bears.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 12
I was not panicked.
And I am not OVERLY attached to Leonard.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 9
you tend not to be OVERLY concerned
with the kind of distinction...
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 3
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