(O"ver*care") n. Excessive care. Dryden.
(O"ver*care"ful) a. Too careful. Shak.
(O"ver*cark"ing) a. Too anxious; too full of care. [Archaic] Fuller.
(O`ver*car"ry) v. t. & i. To carry too far; to carry beyond the proper point. Hayward.
(O`ver*cast") v. t.
1. To cast or cover over; hence, to cloud; to darken.
Those clouds that overcast your morn shall fly.Dryden.
2. To compute or rate too high. Bacon.
3. (Sewing) To take long, loose stitches over (the raw edges of a seam) to prevent raveling.
(O`ver*catch") v. t. To overtake. [Obs.]
(O"ver*cau"tious) a. Too cautious; cautious or prudent to excess. O"ver*cau"tious*ly,
adv. O"ver*cau"tiou*ness, n.
(O"ver*change`) n. Too much or too frequent change; fickleness. [R.] Beau. & Fl.
(O`ver*charge") v. t. [Cf. Supercharge, Surcharge.]
1. To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to cloy. Sir W. Raleigh.
2. To fill too full; to crowd.
Our language is overcharged with consonants.Addison.
3. To charge excessively; to charge beyond a fair rate or price.
4. To exaggerate; as, to overcharge a description.
Overcharged mine. (Mil.) See Globe of compression, under Globe.
(O`ver*charge"), v. i. To make excessive charges.
(O"ver*charge`) n. [Cf. Supercargo, Supercharge.]
1. An excessive load or burden.
2. An excessive charge in an account.
(O`ver*climb") v. t. To climb over. Surrey.
(O`ver*cloud") v. t. To cover or overspread with clouds; to becloud; to overcast.
(O`ver*cloy") v. t. To fill beyond satiety. Shak.
(O"ver*coat`) n. [Cf. Surcoat.] A coat worn over the other clothing; a greatcoat; a topcoat.
(O"ver*cold") a. Cold to excess. Wiseman.
(O`ver*col"or) v. t. To color too highly.