Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(adjective) kind obliging / (adjective) dutiful / (adjective) volunteering one's services where they are neither asked nor needed; meddlesome / (adjective) informal unofficial

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transferring 40 percent of its economic interest [...] officious behavior that many protested

—p.34 Digging Free of Poverty (32) by Thea Riofrancos
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6 years, 8 months ago


The guards were adamant they could not come in. It seemed as if after their heart-in-mouth journey, the officious defences of their own side might stymie them.

—p.282 Red October (256) by China Miéville
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6 years, 9 months ago


They were speaking to each other with tinkling officiousness, like two administrators filling out a form together.

—p.199 the anatomy lesson (127) by Zadie Smith
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1 year, 8 months ago


the officious viciousness of the Nazi occupation of the country

i thought it meant like lackluster?

—p.60 The work of art in an age of unpayable debts: Social reproduction, geopolitics, and settler colonialism (48) by Max Haiven
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3 years, 5 months ago


a woman brimming with affection, a woman so adroitly officious that she gave the impression of belonging to whomever she was addressing

—p.207 You Must Relax! (199) missing author
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1 month, 4 weeks ago