oversophisticated

adjective
over·​so·​phis·​ti·​cat·​ed | \ ˌō-vər-sə-ˈfi-stə-ˌkā-təd How to pronounce oversophisticated (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Oversophisticated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversophisticated. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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