from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To interpret something to a greater degree, or in a more positive way, than appropriate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To read over, or peruse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To read over; peruse.
- Having read too much.
One wonders whether Governor Scott Walker overread anti-public employee sentiment and whether his overreach might end up turning public employees into -- gasp!
Like Mimi said, an overread introvert. tallulah Said,
We freak out about everything, because it is n the nature of overread introverts to, well * read** into* everything.
They were going to be humble, they wouldn't overread their mandate, they wouldn't go for draconian cuts in services that weren't defensible once they had to be explained.
Key takeaway: Presuming Dems take a shellacking this fall, there will be some voices within the party that will use this to insist that they were right in warning Obama and Dems not to overread their mandate and to avoid embracing an agenda that was "too liberal" and "too ambitious."
I also think folks greatly overread Obama's alleged electability based on the enthusiasm of his supporters.
The Dem shellacking simply must mean that Obama overread his mandate and undertook an agenda that was too partisan, too ambitious, and -- worst of all -- too liberal.
(I don't want to sound superior though; I'm a poll crack addict, but I still try to note them and then try not to overread their importance),
On the one hand, she addresses his critiques of representation directly and succinctly (it is very easy to overread Deleuze).
Going on during this time, also, was a second medical issue, that of my polycystic ovarian syndome, a profound hormonal disorder that had left me with uterine polyps and dysplasia that had once been labeled cancer, though that path report was overread as non-cancerous by someone from Johns Hopkins.