excessively, overly, to a fault, too(adverb)
to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
To an excessive degree.
Parents can be overly protective of their children.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō′vėr-li, adv. (coll.) excessively, too.
The numerical value of overly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of overly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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She was very naive and trusting, overly trusting.
People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy.
It's not necessarily anything to be overly alarmed about as long as the patrols stay in international airspace.
Compulsive workers tend to be overly sensitive and suffer from intense emotions including depression and anxiety.
My initial sense of it is that it took ... an overly narrow view of the insider trading law and that is a concern.
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