[oh-ver-suh-lis-i-tuh s] /ˈoʊ vər səˈlɪs ɪ təs/
oversolicitous concerning one’s health.
[oh-ver-ree-akt] /ˌoʊ vər riˈækt/ verb (used without object) 1. to or respond more strongly than is necessary or appropriate. /ˌəʊvərɪˈækt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to react excessively to something overreact o·ver·re·act (ō’vər-rē-ākt’) v. o·ver·re·act·ed, o·ver·re·act·ing, o·ver·re·acts To react with unnecessary or inappropriate force, emotional display, or violence.
[oh-ver-reech] /ˌoʊ vərˈritʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to or extend over or beyond: The shelf overreached the nook and had to be planed down. 2. to go beyond, as a thing aimed at or sought: an arrow that had overreached the target. 3. to stretch to excess, as by a straining effort: to overreach […]
[spek-yuh-leyt] /ˈspɛk yəˌleɪt/ verb (used without object), speculated, speculating. 1. to engage in thought or reflection; meditate (often followed by on, upon, or a clause). 2. to indulge in conjectural thought. 3. to engage in any business transaction involving considerable risk or the chance of large gains, especially to buy and sell commodities, stocks, etc., […]
[spek-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌspɛk yəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the contemplation or consideration of some subject: to engage in speculation on humanity’s ultimate destiny. 2. a single instance or process of consideration. 3. a conclusion or opinion reached by such contemplation: These speculations are impossible to verify. 4. conjectural consideration of a matter; conjecture or surmise: a […]