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overprize

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Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈprʌɪz
 
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Definition of overprize in English:

verb

[with object] rare
Value too highly; overrate.
Example sentences
  • His mind had in it too much of that intellectual pride which scorns labor, and overprizes victory, to meet with unqualified admiration.
  • Though I refrain from overprizing originality, I cannot help valuing novelty at its full worth.
  • Parents overprize their children, while they behold them through the vapours of affection.

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