Definitions

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  • verb To think or analyze too much.

Etymologies

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From over- +‎ think.

Examples

  • In fact, some researchers suggest that a reason that more women suffer depression than men is that women are more likely to "overthink," while men are better at distracting themselves from negative thoughts.

    Gretchen Rubin: Balanced Life -- 9 Tips For Having A Good, Bad Day

  • He's trying not to "overthink," period, just keep things simple and ride the wave of his surge into the semis after third-round exits in his first two visits here.

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  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • "We have drifted for too long, allowed ourselves to be taken for granted for too long and we have tolerated analysis and further analysis of analysis, in place of action for too long." broadcast from Friday night is a classic case of the nebulous and untranslated 'overthink' the party has indulged itself in during the last twelve years which has seen party support decline from 22% to 15% of the vote.

    Slugger O'Toole

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