overanalyze

verb, transitive + intransitive over·an·a·lyze \ ˌō-vər-ˈa-nə-ˌlīz \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overanalyze

overanalyzed; overanalyzing
: to analyze (someone or something) excessively
  • … highlighting how being able to remember (and then overanalyze) past social situations can lead to distress.
  • —Kelsey Dallas
  • When winners feel doubt, they manage themselves—as fast as possible—away from the overwhelming tendency to hesitate, overthink, and overanalyze.
  • —Larry Weidel

First Known Use of overanalyze

1895


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