overstudy

[v. oh-ver-stuhd-ee; n. oh-ver-stuhd-ee]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), overstudied, overstudying.
1.
to study too much or too hard (sometimes used reflexively): to overstudy a letter for hidden meanings; to overstudy to the point of exhaustion; to overstudy oneself and forget half of what has been read.
noun
2.
excessive study.

Origin:
1635–45; over- + study

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Main Entry:  overstudy
Part of Speech:  v, n
Definition:  to study too much or too hard
Example:  He overstudied and was so exhausted that he could not remember anything when he took the test.
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On account of overstudy and close confine- ment his health failed him.
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