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Overly definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

O'VERLY, a. Careless; negligent; inattentive. [Not used.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits; "too big" [syn: excessively, overly, to a fault, too]

Merriam Webster's

adverb Date: 1806 to an excessive degree ; too

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. esp. US & Sc. excessively; too.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Overly O"ver*ly, a. 1. Careless; negligent; inattentive; superfical; not thorough. [Archaic] --Bp. Hall. 2. Excessive; too much. [R.] --Coleridge.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Overly O"ver*ly, adv. In an overly manner. [Archaic]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Overly means more than is normal, necessary, or reasonable. Employers may become overly cautious about taking on new staff. = excessively ADV: ADV adj/adv/-ed

Moby Thesaurus

damned, disproportionately, exceedingly, excessively, exorbitantly, extraordinarily, extremely, immensely, immoderately, inordinately, intemperately, outrageously, over, overfull, overmuch, overweeningly, too, too much, too-too, unconscionably, unduly, unreasonably, very



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