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  • adjective Too specific; with too much detail.


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over- +‎ specific


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  • But nowhere else does he indulge in such overspecific pointmaking, and the result is a production that serves as a timely reminder of the timeless warning uttered by one of the characters in "The Crucible": "Cleave to no faith when faith brings blood."

    When Faith Draws Blood Terry Teachout 2011

  • Let me try to explain my problem without being overspecific just in case my agent lurks hereabouts.

    Archive 2006-02-12 Miss Snark 2006

  • A bunch of metaphors are translated literally, resulting in lines that only kind of make sense, and a few lines are weirdly overspecific to the point of actually being mistranslated. Antenna 2009


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