oversophisticated

adjective over·so·phis·ti·cat·ed \ ˌō-vər-sə-ˈfi-stə-ˌkā-təd \

Definition of oversophisticated

: excessively or needlessly sophisticated
  • … an oversophisticated piece of technology whose worthlessness has been demonstrated on the test range.
  • —Francis Fukuyama
  • This explains something of his political instincts: populist, suspicious of oversophisticated elites, …
  • —Rowan Williams

First Known Use of oversophisticated

1838

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