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  • n  a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
  • s  very great in quantity; overabundant
    showed overmuch affection
  • r  more than necessary
    let's not blame them overmuch

  • The folks in Flint needn't worry overmuch that al-Qaeda will bomb the Longway Planetarium (whose Classic Vinyl laser show begins today), but they can count on getting ill and .
  • His policies will be nuanced and will not please anyone overmuch not the Muslims (nor the Israelis) nor our NATO allies nor those Americans seeking ideological clarity or .
  • The expression had great vogue for a considerable period beginning in 1933 and caught the popular fancy because up to that time government had not depended overmuch upon brains .
Quotes

  • JRR Tolkien in Times Online
    Tolkien wrote many such in his Old English imitations, as for instance in Éomer's epitaph for Théoden, "Mourn not overmuch! Mighty was the fallen . . ."
  • Tony Blair in guardian.co.uk
    As Blair wrote, "socialism must ultimately appeal to the better minds of the people. You cannot do that if you are tainted overmuch with a pragmatic period in power."

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