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overintellectual

Definitions

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  • adj. Excessively intellectual.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ intellectual

Examples

  • Far from being hideously overintellectual, the play's triumph is to make these topics into full-blooded drama by inventing characters to whom they are genuinely and vitally important.

    'Arcadia' Proves You Can Still Count on Tom Stoppard

  • I watch my own poems more carefully for word flow and, most critically, for sound, and for obscurity, ** working to eliminate anything overacademic, anything overintellectual.

    Literary influences, part III

  • Depending on where you stand - or the given day - he is either an overintellectual, professorial wuss or a ruthless Chicago machine pol rivaling the original Boss Daley.

    NYT > Home Page

  • #1: Depending on where you stand - or the given day - he is either an overintellectual, professorial wuss or a ruthless Chicago machine pol; a socialist redistributing wealth to the undeserving or a tool of Wall Street; a terrorist-coddling lawyer or a closet Cheneyite; a lightweight celebrity or a Machiavellian mastermind; the reincarnation of J.F.K.,

    BuzzFlash.net: published

  • What can be offputting and overintellectual about jazz can also be the source of the continued appeal of the music to listeners and to commercial interests.

    thenewdominion.com

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