Example sentences for: overzealous

How can you use “overzealous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Considering federal and state laws against drug use, the actions of a few overzealous school officials intent on keeping their hallways free of caffeine and acetaminophen, the ingredients of Midol, provide comic relief.

  • Not only do you have to find open space to construct the sukkah, but overzealous neighbors have been known to report these structures to the Building Department, whose inspectors are often all too happy to cite individuals for code violations.

  • The exclusionary rule serves a clear purpose by discouraging overzealous police officers from inappropriate behavior.

  • Mike Males, the author of The Scapegoat Generation: America's War on Adolescents , tends to be overzealous when he argues that adults attack kids as a way of coping with their own problems, but he has a point.

  • Nixon's Watergate sins (dismissed by the public on the eve of the election as, at most, the work of overzealous campaign aides) caught up with him in his second term.


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