overenthusiasm


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to overenthusiasm: enthusing
References in periodicals archive ?
He knows that officially, the parliamentary party leaders are in no position ( technically) to check him despite the fact that his overenthusiasm in the PAC has certainly managed to embarrass them.
Perhaps this overenthusiasm in claiming a 'profound importance' for the activities of women in relation to dramatic history (p.
With a mixture of good luck, good tennis and overenthusiasm, Britain moved back into the World Group after a 4-1 victory against Croatia at Wimbledon.
Reacting to events, Mallalieu said she believed Lyle's appointment was more likely to be the result of the SLA national committee's "overenthusiasm" rather than a "Machiavellian" plot.
Bailey's survey of Jesuit art production in Asia, where European missionaries trained entire schools of local artists, deals with similar issues, though it suffers at points from the author's overenthusiasm. While many of the illustrated objects are exquisite, one looks in vain for the "brilliant" aspects or "expert draftsmanship" in Sacam Jacobus's Salvator Mundi or the "delicate" qualities and "high level of artistic activity" in the clunky Nagasaki Madonna of the Snows (319-20).
Nonetheless, they conclude that "overenthusiasm for the regular school and the regular classroom as the sole placement options for students with disabilities has the potential for creating an equal tyranny." Id.
inflated prices caused by overenthusiasm or artificial stimulants.
PERHAPS it's overenthusiasm, but are Sky Sports News reporters paid by commission depending on how much they can make the trivial sound dramatic?
Kappler believes that one of the most common problems is overenthusiasm. "When you are evaluating a deal, there is a tendency to be too optimistic about the growth you are going to add to the business," he says.
An overenthusiasm for "branded" names has led to a pathological fixation on fame.
According to Gartner Research, the technology grid computing is on top of their Hype Cycle of 2002 (http:// www.gartner.com), which describes the current state of technologies concerning the observed pattern of overenthusiasm, disillusionment and gradual improvement that could lead to maturity (see Figure 1).