Definition of overprize in English:

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overprize

Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈprʌɪz/

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verb

[with object] rare
Value too highly; overrate.
Example sentences
  • He was a younger brother of an ancient wealthy family, valued the less by others, because overprized by himself.
  • A man may undervalue life as well as overprize it.
  • Parents overprize their children, while they behold them through the vapours of affection.

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