Definition of over-differentiated in English:

over-differentiated

adjective

  • Unnecessarily or excessively differentiated; applied (Linguistics) to an element in a phonemic, graphemic, or grammatical system, or its analysis.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From over- + differentiated Compare slightly earlier over-differentiation.

Pronunciation

over-differentiated

/ˌəʊvədɪfəˈrɛnʃɪeɪtɪd/