Definition of overthink in English:


Syllabification: o·ver·think
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈTHiNGk


[with object]
  • Think about (something) too much or for too long: must you overthink every relationship? [no object]: he doesn’t make snap decisions, but he doesn’t overthink either
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    • However, I do get frustrated by what I would call an epidemic of overthinking everything.
    • The switch seemed to cause Carey to overthink his assignments.
    • Portia laments how foolish all of her suitors are, trying to over think the puzzle.

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