Definition of over-intellectualization in English:

over-intellectualization

noun

  • Excessive intellectualization; the treatment of matters in an excessively rational way.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in American Journal of Sociology. From over- + intellectualization, after over-intellectualize.

Pronunciation

over-intellectualization

/ˌəʊv(ə)rɪntɪˌlɛktjʊəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌəʊv(ə)rɪntɪˌlɛktʃ(ʊ)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌəʊv(ə)rɪntɪˌlɛktʃʊəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/