Definition of overlearned in English:

overlearned

adjective

  • 1Excessively learned or well-educated; too scholarly or academic.

  • 2Psychology and Education. That has been learned to a point where a response becomes instinctive.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671–1713), philosopher and author. From over- + learned.

Pronunciation

overlearned

/ˌəʊvəˈləːnɪd/