overaffect

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ affect

Verb[edit]

overaffect (third-person singular simple present overaffects, present participle overaffecting, simple past and past participle overaffected)

  1. To have too great an effect on.
  2. (obsolete) To care for unduly.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.