Definition of overstudy in English:

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Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈstʌdi/


[mass noun]
Excessive study.
Example sentences
  • Two cases of impaired intellect by overstudy were brought to public notice in this city yesterday.
  • That's why he should simply understand what it means instead of confusing himself with overstudy.

verb (overstudies, overstudying, overstudied)

Study excessively.
Example sentences
  • If your child is a high achiever but overstudies so as not to receive less than an A+, help him or her gradually study a little less to show that it has only a little effect on grades.
  • I worked for several employers who considered a 6 as ‘perfect,’ 10 as ‘overstudying.’

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