overdetermined

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overdetermined (comparative more overdetermined, superlative most overdetermined)

  1. (of a problem or question) which suffers so many constraints that it has no solution.
  2. (linear algebra, of a system of linear equations) which has more equations than variables.
  3. (usually psychoanalysis) be determined by multiple causes in such a way that any of the causes on its own would be sufficient to account for the effect.

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