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Definition of Overeducated
1. overeducate [v] - See also: overeducate
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Literary usage of Overeducated
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Common Sense Science by Grant Allen (1886)
"Has anybody ever yet seen a man or woman who was thus overeducated? We have all met hundreds and thousands of people who were not well ..."
2. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"Just as athletes may be overtrained, so men may be overeducated. This great question has received the attention of one of the brightest men of our age—no ..."
3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1906)
"Are these young men at 21 or 22 overeducated for practical scientific farming? Minnesota has courageously answered in the affirmative, and has already ..."
4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1910)
"... labor should be natural processes, but the changes which have taken place in the nervous organization of our modern women, particularly the overeducated ..."
5. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1901)
"These are the overeducated ones who love to pose as broad-minded, liberal men; who seem to talk and write with great fearlessness about their disbelief ..."
6. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"A good many people at the time thought the young prince was being overeducated. The popular conviction was well expressed in some lines that appeared in ..."
7. "Marse Henry": An Autobiography by Henry Watterson (1919)
"The overeducated mind fancies himself a doctrinaire when he is in point of fact only a disciple. ..."