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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Officious \Of*fi"cious\, a. [L. officiosus: cf. F. officieux. See Office.] 1. Pertaining to, or being in accordance with, duty. [R.] [1913 Webster] If there were any lie in the case, it could be no more than an officious and venial one. --Note on Gen. xxvii. (Douay version). [1913 Webster] 2. Disposed to serve; kind; obliging. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Yet not to earth are those bright luminaries Officious. --Milton. [1913 Webster] They were tolerably well bred, very officious, humane, and hospitable. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 3. Importunately interposing services; intermeddling in affairs in which one has no concern; meddlesome. [1913 Webster] You are too officious In her behalf that scorns your services. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Impertinent; meddling. See Impertinent. [1913 Webster] -- Of*fi"cious*ly, adv. -- Of*fi"cious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]