Definitions for oversimplification
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•ver•sim•pli•fyˌoʊ vərˈsɪm pləˌfaɪ(v.t.; v.i.)-fied, -fy•ing.
to simplify to the point of error, distortion, or misrepresentation.
Origin of oversimplify:
an act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is
a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)
An explanation that excludes important information for the sake of brevity, or of making the explanation or presentation easy to understand.
The process of making such an explanation.
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