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.

  • The inquiry will look into whether the agency is overzealous in its use of liens and levies, and tends to pick on small "mom and pop" returns that are less likely to mean a challenge to the IRS in court--rather than major corporations.

  • Nicknaming, it seems fair to conclude, is an activity that has long delighted and entertained all Americans--white, colored, hyphenated, and just plain--and the fiercely contested clash over “Indian” nicknames appears to be largely due to overzealous activism and misdirected social reform.

  • 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.

  • (Aniston, by the way, might want to compare notes with Connery: The Enquirer says that she too fell victim to a freak rear end accident this month when an overzealous deer "nipped her hindquarters."


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