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Definitionintrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
- You are rather disposed to call his interference officious?Chapter 33 (69% in)
- Elizabeth's misery increased, at such unnecessary, such officious attention!Chapter 53 (87% in)
- His ease and cheerfulness rendered him a most agreeable addition to their evening party; and he bore with the ill-judged officiousness of the mother, and heard all her silly remarks with a forbearance and command of countenance particularly grateful to the daughter.Chapter 55 (24% in)
- The fact is, that you were sick of civility, of deference, of officious attention.Chapter 60 (11% in)
There are no more uses of "officious" in Pride and Prejudice.
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