overanxious

adjective
over·​anx·​ious | \ ˌō-vər-ˈaŋ(k)-shəs How to pronounce overanxious (audio) \

Definition of overanxious

: excessively or needlessly anxious overanxious parents was feeling overanxious about the upcoming test

First Known Use of overanxious

circa 1643, in the meaning defined above

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“Overanxious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overanxious. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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