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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overidentify.

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Examples

  • And if we allow ourselves to be overidentified with somebody who earns his fortune by giving offense, they will vote against us.

    Sunday Reading

  • The therapist suggested that perhaps Brandon overidentified with his mother as the protector in the family, and for a while, this theory seemed plausible to Tina.

    A Boy's Life

  • MBone presents anime as a rather interesting counter example: Japanese creativity is today, so widely overidentified with anime and manga - an empire of signs: recognized as such by abstractions on cuteness, coolness, etc - but even this apparent colonization of signs by anime and manga has not precluded the signifying of Japanese creativity by Mario, Zelda, and the whole shebang of Japanese gaming mascots.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » Infiniti Brand Journey: Flower Robotics pre-interview

  • Anytime you are overidentified with a certain idea about what you must eat to be happy, you are using your ego and not your body to guide your decisions.

    ChiWalking

  • It's completely overidentified itself and the majesty of the institution with Judy Miller and what its own people describe as her personal decision making.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2005

  • Bach didn't think that the soldiers overidentified with the Serbs, but he wondered if they had been lulled by the absence of battle, or were wishing the shadows away.

    Peace is Hell

  • But like many a 'large frog in a small pond, he'd overidentified with his role.

    Blood Test

  • This comes after a few weeks in which it has become more and more obvious just how utterly screwed this country is, with the IMF making very clear that we will be hit harder in the recession than any other developed country, because of the amount to which we have overidentified with the IMF and their ilk's prescriptions for dismantling and mocking anything that doesn't make a profit.

    sit down man, you're a bloody tragedy

  • Also I had started reading Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain and I overidentified with the main character, a profoundly confused young man, Hans Castorp, who takes a seven-year tubercular cure in the Swiss Alps even though he’s perfectly healthy.

    THE EXTRA MAN

  • But like many a large frog in a small pond, he’d overidentified with his role.

    Blood Test

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