overaggressive

adjective
over·​ag·​gres·​sive | \ ˌō-vər-ə-ˈgre-siv How to pronounce overaggressive (audio) \

Definition of overaggressive

: excessively aggressive a child displaying overaggressive behavior in school overaggressive drivers … unnecessary care such as antibiotics for the common cold or overaggressive treatment of diabetes, leading to sometimes fatal hypoglycemia.— Dan Morgan

Other Words from overaggressive

overaggressively adverb
driving overaggressively We would call the show overaggressively quirky if it weren't so amusing. The Boston Globe
overaggressiveness noun
overaggressiveness almost cost her the title. — Barry McDermott

First Known Use of overaggressive

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Overaggressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overaggressive. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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overaggressive

adjective
over·​ag·​gres·​sive | \ ˌō-və-rə-ˈgres-iv How to pronounce overaggressive (audio) \

Medical Definition of overaggressive

: excessively aggressive an overaggressive personality

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