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Synonyms for overzealous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabid(adj)

    marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

    "rabid isolationist"

    Synonyms:
    fanatical, rabid, fanatic

    Antonyms:
    passionless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "overzealous":

    over-enthusiastic, over-zealous

How to pronounce overzealous?

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How to use overzealous in a sentence?

  1. Lao Tzu:

    While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, He who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion Let nature take its course. By letting each thing act in accordance with its own nature, everything that needs to be done gets done.

  2. Patientce Foster:

    Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work ; she didn't take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery. Her strenuous schedule has taken a toll on her body and she has been given strict doctor's orders to pull out of the rest of her performances in May, she's very disappointed as she hates to let her fans down. She reassures them that she will see them in September.

  3. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    It is unfortunate that some overzealous low-level operative tried to take advantage of him.

  4. England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe:

    This is not some unintended consequence of overzealous regulation. It is a necessary, if painful adjustment to a new reality.

  5. Donald Dietz:

    They warned him multiple times not to reach for it, but he did, people think they were overzealous, but they had to do it.


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