Definition of overstudy in English:


Syllabification: o·ver·stud·y


Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌstədē
  • Excessive study.
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    • 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.


Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈstədē
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  • Study too long or too intensely: if your child is a high achiever, but overstudies for fear of not receiving an A+,help her to gradually study a little less
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    • 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.
    • Mechanisms that explain why students perform badly under stress include ‘hypervigilance’ (excessive alertness to a stressful situation resulting in panic - for example, overstudying for an exam).

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