Definition of Overspecialized

1. Verb. (past of overspecialize) ¹



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Definition of Overspecialized

1. overspecialize [v] - See also: overspecialize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overspecialized

oversown
oversows
overspan
overspanned
overspans
overspeak
overspeaking
overspeaks
overspecialise
overspecialised
overspecialises
overspecialising
overspecialization
overspecializations
overspecialize
overspecialized (current term)
overspecializes
overspecializing
overspecific
overspecificity
overspecified
overspecifies
overspecify
overspecifying
overspeculate
overspeculated
overspeculates
overspeculating
overspeculation
overspeeding

Literary usage of Overspecialized

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1. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"... and a period of old age or senescence, characterized by the development of bizarre, overspecialized types, incapable of weathering a world crisis. ..."

2. Democracy and the Overman by Charles Zueblin (1910)
"The overspecialized business man is not a good sport. Secondly—The business man possesses brains, but usually not culture. In his ignorance, he often ..."

3. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"Has not the idea of a " liberal" and " humane " education tended too often in practice to the production of technical, because overspecialized, thinkers ? ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... offensively armed types and shows that many of the amphibians and reptiles were so overspecialized that they became extinct at the end of this period. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"overspecialized science is apt to degenerate into a mere hobby where all conception of true proportions and harmony are lost. ..."

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