Definitions for overstatementˌoʊ vərˈsteɪt mənt, ˈoʊ vərˌsteɪt-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exaggeration, overstatement, magnification(noun)

    making to seem more important than it really is


  1. overstatement(Noun)

    An exaggeration; a statement in excess of what is reasonable.

    The story he gave was something of an overstatement of the facts.

  2. overstatement(Noun)

    The tendency to overstate.

    She had a knack for overstatement.

  3. Origin: overstate + -ment

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