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- n. The act, process, or result of overcategorizing.
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"overcategorization" guideline discourages categorizing people by personal opinions on certain subjects.
Even those are vague to me, though, and the danger of overcategorization - as I've long sensed as a problem in the realm of music - is just as relevant if not more so in the world of the sociopolitical.