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overmuch

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adjective over·much \-ˈməch\

Definition of overmuch

  1. :  too much



Examples of overmuch

  1. <I think you put overmuch care into your personal appearance—get over yourself.>



13th Century

First Known Use of overmuch

13th century


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overmuch

adverb over·much

Simple Definition of overmuch

  • : too much or very much

Full Definition of overmuch

  1. :  in too great a degree


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overmuch

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noun over·much \ˈō-vər-ˌməch, ˌō-vər-ˈ\

Definition of overmuch

  1. :  too great an amount



Examples of overmuch

  1. <you must not expect an overmuch of gratitude from a very young child>



14th Century

First Known Use of overmuch

14th century


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