overanalysis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ analysis

Noun[edit]

overanalysis (plural overanalyses)

  1. An analysis carried too far; the act or process of overanalyzing.
    • 2007 March 15, Tyler Kepner, “Yanks’ Mientkiewicz Is Most Proud of Making Twins a Winner”, in New York Times[1]:
      He said he felt better now, but overanalysis has hurt him before.