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

Word History

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overexplicit was in 1762

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“Overexplicit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overexplicit. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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