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Definition of "overmuch" []

  • Too much; excessive. (adjective)
  • In excess. (adverb)
  • An excessive amount. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "overmuch" in a sentence
  • "I have known her since she was a mite, with a fat, solemn dumpling of a face … Her parents are of the good old conservative type, not believing in overmuch book-knowledge for a girl, and with an eye to a good husband and mother-in-law for the child."
  • "As long as the bandsmen were playing then the British Battalions were not suffering overmuch from the French bombardment."
  • "Kira stressed the word perhaps overmuch, but she meant it to burn."
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