Definition of Overprecise

1. Adjective. Excessively precise; more exacting than is needed ¹



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Definition of Overprecise

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overprecise

overpours
overpower
overpowered
overpowerer
overpowerers
overpowerest
overpowereth
overpowering
overpoweringly
overpowers
overpraise
overpraised
overpraises
overpraising
overprecious
overprecise (current term)
overpredict
overpredicted
overpredicting
overpredicts
overpreparation
overprepare
overprepared
overprepares
overpreparing
overprescribe
overprescribed
overprescribes
overprescribing
overprescription

Literary usage of Overprecise

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1. Elements of Public Speaking by Harry Garfield Houghton (1916)
"Two common faults of enunciation are that of the lax and that of the overprecise — the " don't care " style and the " affected " style. ..."

2. A History of Our Own Times by Justin McCarthy (1905)
"She was, in fact, the first constitutional Sovereign in the modern sense known to the history of England. The Queen was, perhaps, somewhat overprecise and ..."

3. A History of Our Own Times by Justin McCarthy (1905)
"She was, in fact, the first constitutional Sovereign in the modern sense known to the history of England. The Queen was, perhaps, somewhat overprecise and ..."

4. Art in Flanders by Max Rooses (1914)
"115); and a fourth illustrated the Gospels with a care almost overprecise. FlG. II2.—THE CHAPTER OF THE GOL- DEN FLEECE. HISTOIRE DE LA TOISON D'OR ..."

5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"The impression given by his countenance and bearing was that of an earnest, dignified man, perhaps a little overprecise. Though fond of a joke, ..."

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