overexplicit

adjective
over·​ex·​plic·​it | \ ˌō-vər-ik-ˈspli-sət How to pronounce overexplicit (audio) \

Definition of overexplicit

: explicit to an excessive or unnecessary degree overexplicit instructions the movie's overexplicit violence There is no need to be overexplicit, to pin things down, to categorize and classify.— Jenny Edkins and Adrian Kear

First Known Use of overexplicit

1762, in the meaning defined above

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“Overexplicit.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overexplicit. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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