oversolicitous oversolicitous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) excessively solicitous

Usage(s):

  1. Sheltered by oversolicitous courtiers, the Emperor was largely unaware of the desperate plight of his 26 million subjects until last month.
  2. But bad hobbles after good, and crude latches onto clever in a shamelessly oversolicitous, never-change-the-subject exploitation of the girl-who-cries-wolf theme.
  3. Then there are those patronizing or oversolicitous friends.
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