OVERREGULARIZATION

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noun. a temporary error in language growth wherein the youth tries to make language more regular than it actually is, for instance, by saying breaked.

OVERREGULARIZATION: "Savannah is just now learning to break her habits of over-regularization."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OVERREGULARIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overregularization/ (accessed December 7, 2022).

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