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overexposure

[oh-ver-ik-spoh-zher]
noun
  1. excessive exposure, especially of photographic film or a sensitized plate to light rays.
  2. the condition of having been seen, heard, or advertised so frequently or for so long that freshness or appeal is diminished.
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Origin of overexposure

First recorded in 1870–75; over- + exposure
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • But when you get down to the water's edge and shoot across the shining river, beware of overexposure.

    If You Don't Write Fiction

    Charles Phelps Cushing

  • The patent-medicine evil cannot be cured by occasional exposure or by overexposure.

    Civics and Health

    William H. Allen