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Synonyms for overmuch

too much

an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

Synonyms for overmuch

very great in quantity

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more than necessary


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You will feel very differently after you get over being tired and bewildered," said Anne, who, knowing a certain thing that Leslie did not know, did not feel herself called upon to waste overmuch sympathy.
Thirty-seven species of Arachnidae, which I brought home, will be sufficient to prove that I was not paying overmuch attention to the generally favoured order of Coleoptera.
Do not be down-hearted about it; and if Jacques complains overmuch, send a neighbor to fetch me.
O Zarathustra," said the animals once more, "that sayest thou as one who hath overmuch of good things.
The feasts there were of the grandest in London, but there was not overmuch content therewith, except among the guests who sat at my lord's table.
I was but a Westerner, and it was clear that Miss Haldin would not, could not listen to my wisdom; and as to my desire of listening to her voice, it were better, I thought, not to indulge overmuch in that pleasure.
We could not find in our hearts to stir the next day; for, in short, having been disturbed by the bells in the morning, and having perhaps not slept overmuch before, we were so sleepy afterwards that we lay in bed till almost twelve o'clock.
He has long had money (not overmuch as I make out) in trust to dole out to her when she can't do without it.
A likelier explanation is sheer fatigue, since he churned the stuff out too fast to care overmuch about whether it would echo down the ages.
This "medley" language seems to have got the habit of adopting words from the many languages the English met as they spread overmuch of the world, often with the spellings of other colonial powers.
Ratepayers here don't believe that the present council cares overmuch, budgets don't generally stretch this far.
Yet editors, while apparently increasingly reluctant to give overmuch attention to dance coverage, do accept the general principle that coverage requires the attention of a writer at least rudimentarily versed in the history, practice, and craft of the art.
Relatively poor people can't afford to care overmuch for the state of the natural world.
Quins followers were outnumbered, so at least the majority were not complaining about Ramage overmuch.