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adjective over·nice \ ˌō-vər-ˈnīs \

Definition of overnice

: excessively nice: such as
a : excessively pleasant or agreeable
  • And I don't think they're being really overnice to me because of who I am. You notice that they treat everybody that way.
  • —Darlene Love
b : excessively particular
  • overnice scruples

overnicely

adverb

overniceness

noun
    • Our mothers told us that it wouldn't kill us to be nice. But overniceness, when it comes to the health risks of obesity, can kill.
    • The Saginaw (Michigan) News

First Known Use of overnice

14th century

in the meaning defined above

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