Definitions

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  • verb To focus excessively (on a particular subject to the exclusion of others)

Etymologies

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From over- +‎ focus

Examples

  • While he agrees that this consideration is “not crazy”, he suggests we not overfocus on this.

    Global Voices in English » Harvard Forum: Are we satisfied with what we’ve got?

  • Start-ups have a tendency to overfocus on how great their technology is, how big the market is.

    The Best Advice Around, From Those Who Took It

  • The interventions suggested post-WSIS tend to be very technocentric and may overfocus on infrastructure over questions of content.

    Global Voices in English » Harvard Forum – What do we need to know?

  • The first step toward developing a personal healthy pattern is to not overfocus on individual foods, or individual vitamins or ingredients, and not to follow the headlines toward one fad diet or a single promising vitamin study.

    The Doctor is In

  • The first step toward developing a personal healthy pattern is to not overfocus on individual foods, or individual vitamins or ingredients, and not to follow the headlines toward one fad diet or a single promising vitamin study.

    The Doctor is In

  • The first step toward developing a personal healthy pattern is to not overfocus on individual foods, or individual vitamins or ingredients, and not to follow the headlines toward one fad diet or a single promising vitamin study.

    The Doctor is In

  • The first step toward developing a personal healthy pattern is to not overfocus on individual foods, or individual vitamins or ingredients, and not to follow the headlines toward one fad diet or a single promising vitamin study.

    The Doctor is In

  • Rick says, People can overfocus and ‘create’ the disease.

    After the Diagnosis

  • Boy, I wish I hadn't seen this post because I suspect I'm going to now overfocus on that darned cocoa as I move through the book!

    Tish! That's French!

  • That being said, I think they can be a distraction if you overfocus on results.

    ChiRunning

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