Definition of overthink verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overthink

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈθɪŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈθɪŋk//
 
[transitive, intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overthink
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈθɪŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈθɪŋk//
 
he / she / it overthinks
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈθɪŋks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈθɪŋks//
 
past simple overthought
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈθɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈθɔːt//
 
past participle overthought
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈθɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈθɔːt//
 
-ing form overthinking
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈθɪŋkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈθɪŋkɪŋ//
 
 
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to think about something too much or for too long He has a tendency to overthink things. The change has enabled him to relax and not overthink.