overexplain

overexplain

(ˌəʊvərɪkˈspleɪn)
vb
to explain in too much detail
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'Frankly say, 'Thank you for thinking of me and wanting to include me, but I will not be able to participate.' Resist the urge to overexplain.'
"I sometimes find I want to overexplain in my acting.
Sometimes I overshare (pretty much like I've done here) and overexplain because I want to make sure things come out as intended.
It would, at the same time, lessen distortions caused by strained application of the contemporaneous rationale principle to rulemaking, reducing agency incentives to "overexplain" their rules, reducing the incentives of outsiders to bloat the notice-and-comment process, and reducing the risk of vacation of rules that rationally advance agency statutory missions.
He points to the "clumsy dialogue" of pilots, in which writers have to overexplain characters and their relationships with one another, and the "incredible pressure" to cram it all into 21 minutes.
When we include education, we can overexplain the decline in job separations.
"She writes these strange little experimental books that she then has to overexplain," they probably say to each other, full of irony, wherever they are.
"A minor complaint on the language: Finnegan has a tendency to earnestly overexplain, particularly in early chapters....
Both tend to overexplain aesthetic choices such as the parody of B-movie acting, the music, the lesbian overtones, the artificial problematic frame rate, the jumpy editing, and the fictional missing reels that make Planet Terror and Tarantino's Death Proof resemble Grindhouse features.
admit that he feels guilty and, typically, overexplain:
Thus, the system does not need to "overexplain" parts that are more easily grasped at an abstract level, and the system does not need to tell them what they already know.