overanxious

[oh-ver-angk-shuhs, -ang-]
adjective
excessively anxious.

Origin:
1735–45; over- + anxious

overanxiety [oh-ver-ang-zahy-i-tee] , overanxiousness, noun
overanxiously, adverb
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overanxious (ˌəʊvərˈæŋkʃəs, -ˈæŋʃəs)
 
adj
excessively worried, tense, or uneasy

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overanxious
from over + anxious. A hybrid word introduced by novelist Samuel Richardson (1689-1761) in "Pamela."
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Overanxious people need to be told about the process and estimated time to carry out a proper investigation.
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