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- v. Present participle of overdesign.
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Well, if I was an engineer, I couldn't imagine overdesigning structures for 10 times their expected load ...
(Marketers tend to have the opposite problem: real, pressing needs with completely unworkable solutions.) -- engineers have the hardest time with this, with not overdesigning for the need they're addressing.