overconservative

adjective over·con·ser·va·tive \ ˌō-vər-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overconservative

:excessively conservative :adhering too strictly to limits of moderation or caution
  • an overconservative investor/approach
  • was overconservative in her estimate

First Known Use of overconservative

1845


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