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when you take a simple solution and make it so complex that no one can follow the path. Or you are just making things too complicated.
Management making a decision? They need to have a study to make sure that consensus is in agreement then to make matters more complex, they overcomplexify it.
by Kurt Ahrens March 25, 2008
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The act of adding so many extraneous and non-relavent issues to a problem that, while it may have had a solution before, it is now an insurmountable pile of shit that does not even remotely resemble the original issue.
Bob: I need to hang this picture. Does it look straight to you?
Steve: No, let's go get my laser rangefinder, measurng tape, protractor, chalk line and level just to be sure.
Bob: Do you overcomplexify everything, asshole?
by bigpimpin32 March 28, 2008
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To make unnecessarily complicated, or to make complex something that can or should be simple.
Michael thought the project would not take a lot of design or implementation effort, so he accused Dave of overcomplexifying matters.
by Pistos April 01, 2009
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1. To make something that is usually pretty simple or straightforward and make it incredibly complex.

2. To take a statement, sentence, or bunch of words and make them verbose and complex.
Dude: "Alright, so we take 250 steps north, north-east, and then we halt, and make a 90 degree left turn and take 600 steps in that direction"

Guy: "Dude, you're overcomplexifying again..."

Dude: "Verily that yonder female is harking upon thee, thou would be well advised to travel to her and investigate"

Guy: "Why do you have to Overcomplexify things really think she is though?"
by Kenji246 March 11, 2011
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