overrefinement

[ oh-ver-ri-fahyn-muhnt ]
/ ˈoʊ vər rɪˈfaɪn mənt /

noun

excessive or unnecessary refinement.

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Origin of overrefinement

First recorded in 1705–15; over- + refinement
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