over-zealous

overzealous

[oh-ver-zel-uhs]
adjective
too zealous: overzealous for reform.

Origin:
1625–35; over- + zealous

overzealously, adverb
overzealousness, noun
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overzealous (ˌəʊvəˈzɛləs)
 
adj
excessively zealous

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overzealous
1630s, from over + zealous (q.v.).
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