overconservative

adjective
over·​con·​ser·​va·​tive | \ ˌō-vər-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv How to pronounce overconservative (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Overconservative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overconservative. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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