overconcerned

adjective
over·con·cerned | \ ˌō-vər-kən-ˈsərnd \

Definition of overconcerned 

: excessively concerned : having very much or too much concern: such as

a : giving very much or too much attention or care to something Don't get overconcerned with details. They protect them, and keep them scrupulously tidy, but are not overconcerned about their restoration and excavation … —Robert Fox

b : too anxious or worried overconcerned parents was overconcerned about his health

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overconcern \ˌō-vər-kən-ˈsərn \ noun plural overconcerns
an overconcern with statistics In Sarah, an intense and emotional person, this took behavioral form in an overconcern that some disaster was going to befall her and/or her sons. Journal of Psychotherapy & The Family

First Known Use of overconcerned

1721, in the meaning defined above

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