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.
The numerical value of oversimplification in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of oversimplification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There's nothing easy or automatic about that (negotiating a deal), so I think there's a bit of an oversimplification of the story happening there.
It’s a gross oversimplification to suggest that the Russian government is all-in for Donald Trump, it's in Russia's interest ... to portray the United States as riven with popular discontent, xenophobia and high-level political corruption.
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