Definitions for overstatementˌoʊ vərˈsteɪt mənt, ˈoʊ vərˌsteɪt-
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exaggeration, overstatement, magnification(noun)
making to seem more important than it really is
An exaggeration; a statement in excess of what is reasonable.
The story he gave was something of an overstatement of the facts.
The tendency to overstate.
She had a knack for overstatement.
Origin: overstate + -ment
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