overexplain

overexplain

(ˌəʊvərɪkˈspleɪn)
vb
to explain in too much detail
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Sometimes I overshare (pretty much like I've done here) and overexplain because I want to make sure things come out as intended.
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.
Though thorough in his seven years of research, Coe does not overexplain the deep genealogical or personal minutiae of Johnson's life, does not shy away from extrapolation or conjecture, and does not claim to comprehensively and successfully account for the one, only, and true story of Johnson's life.
He tends to overexplain his examples, and when it looks as if he is coming to a conclusion, he gives another example.
Do not overexplain your reason for the interview; the person might become confused or defensive.
Unfortunately, the second act goes on to overexplain everything the audience has already gleaned, turning the characters into one-note types: the hypocritical failed artist, the greedy art dealer, the self-destructive fag.