transitive + intransitive
: to focus (something) or to become focused to an excessive degree: such as
: to concentrate too much attention or effort
- So, as the worrier overfocuses on all the ways that something could go wrong, worry ultimately heightens a sense of danger.
- —Sheila Achar Josephs
: to adjust (a lens) past the point at which an image is perfectly focused
- overfocused the camera lens
- But the chameleon's cornea, Schaeffel discovered, overfocuses the image.