overattention

noun over·at·ten·tion \ ˌō-vər-ə-ˈten(t)-shən \

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

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