Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Overly"

The meaning of "Overly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> mean?
A: too much / more than one should

Ex:
She's <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> protective of her son.
You're making things <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> complicated.
You're acting <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> dramatic.
We're being <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> optimistic about our future.
Q: What does <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> mean?
A: Excessively
Too much

I am <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> excited
I am too excited
Q: What does <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> mean?
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Example sentences using "Overly"

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Q: Please show me example sentences with <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> .
A: @xxxai He was an <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> possessive man.
He is <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> sensitive.
She was not <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> concerned about the problem.
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Synonyms of "Overly" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> and too ?
A: Overly is just a more formal way to say too , as an example
She’s <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> excited for the movie
She’s too excited for the movie
Q: What is the difference between <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> and too ?
A: In this context, they mean almost the same thing.

Examples:
The students were too noisy
The students were <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> noisy

Both mean that the students were making too much noise.

However, '<span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span>' has connotations of being excessive or more than necessary.

The students were too noisy
- This just means that the students were very loud

The students were <span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span> noisy
- This means that the students were louder than they needed to be

In normal conversation, though, it's more common to use 'too' than '<span class="dictionary_keyword">overly</span>'.

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