overattention

noun
over·​at·​ten·​tion | \ ˌō-vər-ə-ˈten(t)-shən How to pronounce overattention (audio) \

Definition of overattention

: excessive attention overattention to minor details overattention to gossip and rumor will almost certainly harm the press' already strained credibility.— Matthew D. Bunker

First Known Use of overattention

1757, in the meaning defined above

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“Overattention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overattention. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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