Definition of overcommit
: to commit excessively: such asa : to obligate (someone, such as oneself) beyond the ability for fulfillmentb : to allocate (resources) in excess of the capacity for replenishment
overcommitmentplay \ˌō-vər-kə-ˈmit-mənt\ noun
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Just don't overcommit to a grandiose plan or overlook a nagging suspicion.
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