overcultivated love

Definitions

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  • adj. Excessively cultivated.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ cultivated

Examples

  • It was Kael's therapeutic advice to the overcultivated that if they just concentrated on responding to the stimulus, the aesthetics would take care of themselves.

    Finding It at the Movies

  • His voice was agreeable and full -- a trifle precise and overcultivated, perhaps.

    The Younger Set

  • The overcultivated man, after reading a masterpiece, is crushed and flattened under his admiration; but the effect of a masterpiece upon an original spirit, is to make him desire to say something else that rises in his soul, and to say it in his own words; all he needs in the way of training is just enough for him to master technique.

    The Altar Fire

  • They overcultivated and mismanaged the soil throughout the 1920s.

    San Francisco Sentinel

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