: past the age or condition of maturity: such as
: beyond the stage of desirable or optimal development or productivity
The older the better as far as nuthatches view it. Their favorite trees are "overmature" ones: aging and touched with decay, filled with nest holes and insects …—Rick Marsi
: past the middle portion of a cycle of erosion
The squash is very tender and should be handled with care to prevent skin cuts and bruising. Avoid purchasing any with … a dull, shriveled skin, which is a sign of overmaturity.
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