Definitions for overgeneralize

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o`ver•gen′er•al•ize`(v.i.; v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overgeneralize, overgeneralise(verb)

    draw too general a conclusion

    "It is dangerous to overgeneralize"


  1. overgeneralize(Verb)

    To discuss something in terms that are too general, and thereby ignore significant details or differences.


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