Definition of overprecise in English:

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Pronunciation: /əʊvəprəˈsʌɪs/

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Excessively accurate and careful about minor details: overprecise estimates
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  • However, this analysis is per vein and thus includes patients more than once, so that the results are overprecise.
  • The church of S. Lorenzo held for him the authority of an example and it did not occur to him to ask overprecise questions about when it was built.
  • He blames Cornaro, the hygienist who advocated a specific regime of diet and lifestyle, for requirements such as special clothing or overprecise ordering of diet.

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