Definition of overinclusion in English:

overinclusion

noun

Psychology
  • The indiscriminate inclusion of apparently irrelevant responses to a stimulus, as observed in some forms of mental illness.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Journal of Mental Science. From over- + inclusion.

Pronunciation

overinclusion

/ˌəʊv(ə)rɪnˈkluːʒn//ˌəʊv(ə)rɪŋˈkluːʒn/