What does overly mean?

Definitions for overly
ˈoʊ vər liover·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessively, overly, to a fault, tooadverb

    to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

    "too big"

GCIDE

  1. overlyadverb

    Excessively.

Wiktionary

  1. overlyadverb

    To an excessive degree.

    Parents can be overly protective of their children.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overly

    ō′vėr-li, adv. (coll.) excessively, too.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of overly in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Our dreams are our precious diamonds; without them, we are endlessly poor. Let us perpetually dream to be overly wealthy!

  2. Joseph McClernon:

    To the extent that smoking or other drug use alters how this system functions normally can have impacts on behavior that increase the likelihood that one continues to use drugs or has difficulty in quitting drug use, dopamine regulation of motivation for instance, is likely involved in the tendency of drug users to be overly preoccupied with drug use.

  3. Michelle Bloodworth:

    We are monitoring the situation currently but we do remain concerned that overly aggressive policies that lead to the premature retirement of dispatchable generation like the coal fleet will jeopardize the reliability and resilience of the electricity grid.

  4. Al Bochi:

    Look for fruits that are firm, don't have soft brown spots or bruises, and are not overly ripe.

  5. Marccus Hendricks:

    When it comes to disasters, we tend to overly focus on disaster recovery in the context of rebuilding structures as opposed to re-establishing social systems and processes, the traditions and the social capital and the networks and celebrating holidays are part of re-establishing those social systems and processes — but we don't focus on those things.

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