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  • verb Present participle of overlearn.

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Examples

  • On the one hand, the Obama administration -- overlearning from the heavy-handed mistakes the Clintons made on health care reform -- wasted time and lost control of the narrative.

    David A. Love: Health Care Reform Is America's Anti-Theft Device

  • Another cycle of pinballing between overlearning and underlearning the lessons of Iraq, in other words, without due rigor as to what those lessons in fact are, and what painful-but-helpful guidance they offer.

    There’s A Stillness In The Air | ATTACKERMAN

  • On the one hand, the Obama administration -- overlearning from the heavy-handed mistakes the Clintons made on health care reform -- wasted time and lost control of the narrative.

    David A. Love: Health Care Reform Is America's Anti-Theft Device

  • On the one hand, the Obama administration -- overlearning from the heavy-handed mistakes the Clintons made on health care reform -- wasted time and lost control of the narrative.

    David A. Love: Health Care Reform Is America's Anti-Theft Device

  • But Clinton may be in danger of overlearning the lesson of overloading the circuits-in other words, doing too little, too late.

    Shooting The Moon

  • Not bad advice on the whole, although we'd caution Republicans against overlearning the lessons of Mrs. Clinton's defeat.

    He Stood Athwart History

  • Using an ecologically valid approach which had students learning vocabulary, geography, foreign languages, and mathematics, the authors report that overlearning does not produce long-lasting benefits.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • However, overlearning is beneficial in the short term.

    Increasing Retention Without Increasing Study Time

  • However, overlearning is beneficial in the short term.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Resolve is not a substitute for effectiveness and competence in the War on Terror — but effectiveness and competence cannot prevail without it … … There is also danger in learning the wrong lessons from Iraq — or in overlearning the lessons of caution.

    No Cause for Hypercaution

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