overaccommodation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ accommodation

Noun[edit]

overaccommodation (uncountable)

  1. (sociolinguistics) excessive convergence; the situation where a speaker is overaccommodative
  2. (ophthalmology) The improper adjustment of the eye muscles so that the focal point of a target image falls behind the retina.
  3. The provision of excessive concessions and accommodation to another's desires.