Definition of Overdone

1. Adjective. Represented as greater than is true or reasonable. "An exaggerated opinion of oneself"

Exact synonyms: Exaggerated, Overstated
Similar to: Immoderate



2. Adjective. Cooked too long but still edible.
Similar to: Cooked

Definition of Overdone

1. Adjective. Boiled, baked or roasted too much. ¹

2. Verb. (past participle of overdo) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overdone

1. overdo [v] - See also: overdo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overdone

overdiversity
overdo
overdocument
overdocumented
overdocumenting
overdocuments
overdoer
overdoers
overdoes
overdog
overdogs
overdoing
overdominance
overdominances
overdominant
overdone (current term)
overdoor
overdoors
overdoped
overdosage
overdosages
overdose
overdosed
overdoser
overdosers
overdoses
overdosing
overdot
overdots
overdraft

Literary usage of Overdone

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1. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"... reproachful tone is a trifle overdone. When the planter could get sharp knives, well-made boots, and fine blankets at his own wharf, simply by handing ..."

2. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"... repugnance " that Englishmen in Virginia did not take kindly to manufactures, and perhaps the good Beverley's reproachful tone is a trifle overdone. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1849)
"The picture is a dark one, of a truth, but we believe in no ways overdone. In actual progress the sum-total appears to be a zero. The position of Germany, ..."

4. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"HOW TO STIMULATE THOUGHT AND IMAGINATION BY RICHARD HOFFMAN overdone Technical Study—Capacity of Hands—Art of Interpretation—Time and Rhythm—Comparative ..."

5. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"... repugnance " that Englishmen in Virginia did not take kindly to manufactures, and perhaps the good Beverley's reproachful tone is a trifle overdone. ..."

6. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"His misery, a idiocy, bis devotion to Nicholas, his love IT Kate, are all overdone and Incompatible ith each other. But still the reader sheds Snodgrass, ..."

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