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overanalyse Line breaks: over|ana¦lyse
Pronunciation: /əʊvərˈanəlʌɪz/
(US overanalyze)

Definition of overanalyse in English:


[with object]
Analyse (something) in too much detail: his movies have been overanalysed [no object]: I do tend to overanalyse
More example sentences
  • My girlfriend, Lisa, says I overanalyze my assignments.
  • They are far too self-absorbed to waste any precious time overanalyzing you.
  • I have often been accused of thinking too much, of over-analyzing trivialities.




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