overliterary

overliterary

(ˌəʊvəˈlɪtərərɪ)
adj
excessively literary
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To say that labyrinthian sentence constructions and repeated references to Greek mythology strike a cheesy note to contemporary ears but not to the original audiences still says nothing about the actual quality of what was written.There is a phenomenon known as bad, pretentious, and overliterary writing.