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ubiquitous, pervasive; all over the place

all-overish good feeling about the decision
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Historical Examples

“Purty well, considerin,” sez I; and you can’t think how all-overish I felt to hear any body speak of Judy so fur from hum.
Highlife in New York: a series of letters to Mr. Zephariah Slick, Ann S. Stephens

all-overish, neither sick nor well; the premonitory symptoms of illness.
The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten

If you have a low, all-overish feeling, Macjone’s pills pick you up directly.
The Honorable Miss L. T. Meade

I feel so all-overish; your claws are so sharp, and your teeth so dreadful; and Im but a little, little mouse.
Cats W. Gordon Stables

I think I’m in for an attack of flue, or something; feel shivery and all-overish.
The Halo Bettina von Hutten

I never felt so all-overish in all my days, and before I knew where I was I had found salvation.
Mr. Prohack E. Arnold Bennett


Denoting an indefinite overall malaise (1830s+)


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