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[mass noun] Excessive study.
- ‘That's why he should simply understand what it means instead of confusing himself with overstudy.’
- ‘Two cases of impaired intellect by overstudy were brought to public notice in this city yesterday.’
- ‘If your child is a high achiever but overstudies so as not to receive less than an A+, help him or her gradually study a little less to show that it has only a little effect on grades.’
- ‘I worked for several employers who considered a 6 as ‘perfect,’ 10 as ‘overstudying.’’
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