over much


adjective, noun, adverb
too much: He didn't show overmuch concern. We tried not to regret it overmuch.

1250–1300; Middle English; see over-, much

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overmuch (ˌəʊvəˈmʌtʃ)
adv, —adj
1.  too much; very much
2.  an excessive amount

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Word Origin & History

"too great in amount," c.1300, over + much (q.v.). O.E. had cognate ofermicel.
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