overelaborate

overelaborate

adj
excessively ornate, detailed, or complex
vb
(tr) to detail or develop (an idea, plan, etc) excessively
ˌovereˌlaboˈration n
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overelaborate


Past participle: overelaborated
Gerund: overelaborating

Imperative
overelaborate
overelaborate
Present
I overelaborate
you overelaborate
he/she/it overelaborates
we overelaborate
you overelaborate
they overelaborate
Preterite
I overelaborated
you overelaborated
he/she/it overelaborated
we overelaborated
you overelaborated
they overelaborated
Present Continuous
I am overelaborating
you are overelaborating
he/she/it is overelaborating
we are overelaborating
you are overelaborating
they are overelaborating
Present Perfect
I have overelaborated
you have overelaborated
he/she/it has overelaborated
we have overelaborated
you have overelaborated
they have overelaborated
Past Continuous
I was overelaborating
you were overelaborating
he/she/it was overelaborating
we were overelaborating
you were overelaborating
they were overelaborating
Past Perfect
I had overelaborated
you had overelaborated
he/she/it had overelaborated
we had overelaborated
you had overelaborated
they had overelaborated
Future
I will overelaborate
you will overelaborate
he/she/it will overelaborate
we will overelaborate
you will overelaborate
they will overelaborate
Future Perfect
I will have overelaborated
you will have overelaborated
he/she/it will have overelaborated
we will have overelaborated
you will have overelaborated
they will have overelaborated
Future Continuous
I will be overelaborating
you will be overelaborating
he/she/it will be overelaborating
we will be overelaborating
you will be overelaborating
they will be overelaborating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overelaborating
you have been overelaborating
he/she/it has been overelaborating
we have been overelaborating
you have been overelaborating
they have been overelaborating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overelaborating
you will have been overelaborating
he/she/it will have been overelaborating
we will have been overelaborating
you will have been overelaborating
they will have been overelaborating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overelaborating
you had been overelaborating
he/she/it had been overelaborating
we had been overelaborating
you had been overelaborating
they had been overelaborating
Conditional
I would overelaborate
you would overelaborate
he/she/it would overelaborate
we would overelaborate
you would overelaborate
they would overelaborate
Past Conditional
I would have overelaborated
you would have overelaborated
he/she/it would have overelaborated
we would have overelaborated
you would have overelaborated
they would have overelaborated
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Translations

overelaborate

[ˌəʊvərɪˈlæbərɪt] ADJ [instructions, mechanism] → demasiado complicado; [attempts] → demasiado esforzado; [analysis] → rebuscado; [courtesy] → estudiado
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