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Meaning of OVERZEALOUS

Pronunciation:  'owvur'zelus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea; "rabid isolationist"
 

OVERZEALOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: fanatic, fanatical, passionate, rabid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"ver*zeal"ous\, a.
Too zealous.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accident-prone, at fever pitch, balking, balky, bigoted, breakneck, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, careless, case-hardened, delirious, desperate, devil-may-care, dogged, dogmatic, extravagant, extreme, extremist, fanatic, fanatical, febrile, feverish, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, furious, haggard, hardheaded, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, headstrong, hectic, hotheaded, hurried, hysteric, impetuous, infatuated, inordinate, insane, intolerant, irrational, mad, mulish, obstinate, opinionated, overanxious, overdesirous, overdevout, overeager, overenthusiastic, overreligious, overrighteous, perfervid, persevering, pertinacious, pigheaded, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, rabid, reckless, restive, sanctimonious, self-willed, set, slap-bang, slapdash, stiff-necked, strongheaded, strong-willed, stubborn, sulky, sullen, tenacious, ultrareligious, ultrazealous, uncooperative, unreasonable, unregenerate, wanton, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, willful, zealotic, zealous
 

 

 

 

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