over·​doc·​u·​ment | \ ˌō-vər-ˈdä-kyə-mənt How to pronounce overdocument (audio) , -kyü-\
overdocumented; overdocumenting

Definition of overdocument

: to document (something) excessively overdocumented her claim overdocumenting their thesis/sources Hers is a peculiarly overdocumented life because of her involvement in a notorious murder case …— Liz Stanley I would suggest documenting how the athlete is doing throughout the process … . I don't think you can ever overdocument, and it's a good habit to get into.— Barry Jordan

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overdocumentation \ ˌō-​vər-​ˌdä-​kyə-​mən-​ˈtā-​shən How to pronounce overdocumentation (audio) , -​ˌmen-​ , -​kyü-​ \ noun
In the age of conspicuous overdocumentation, old film photographs are finding a new cachet of their own. — Ivor Tossell

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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