to learn, as through much repetition, beyond basic proficiency
transitive verbo·ver·learned also o·ver·learnt , o·ver·learn·ing, o·ver·learns
To continue studying or practicing (something) after initial proficiency has been achieved so as to reinforce or ingrain the learned material or skill.
(third-person singular simple present overlearns, present participle overlearning, simple past and past participle overlearned or overlearnt)
- To learn (something) more than is necessary; to study excessively, to take (something) too much to heart.
- (psychology, education) To learn (something) to the point where responses become instinctive.
- (modeling) Mostly when talking about neural networks, to learn a task to the point where responses actually start to degrade. Compare with overfit, in model tuning contexts.
From over- +"Ž learn.