Definitions for exaggerated
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exaggerated, overdone, overstatedadjective
represented as greater than is true or reasonable
"an exaggerated opinion of oneself"
exaggerated, magnified, enlargedadjective
enlarged to an abnormal degree
"thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"
That has been described as greater than it actually is; abnormally increased or enlarged.
Exaggeration is the representation of something as more extreme or dramatic than it really is. Exaggeration may occur intentionally or unintentionally. Exaggeration can be a rhetorical device or figure of speech. It may be used to evoke strong feelings or to create a strong impression. Amplifying achievements, obstacles and problems to seek attention is an everyday occurrence Inflating the difficulty of achieving a goal after attaining it, can be used to bolster self-esteem.In the arts, exaggerations are used to create emphasis or effect. As a literary device, exaggerations is often used in poetry, and is frequently encountered in casual speech. Many times the usages of hyperbole describes something as better or worse than it really is. An example of hyperbole is: "The bag weighed a ton." Hyperbole makes the point that the bag was very heavy, though it probably does not weigh a ton.Exaggerating is also a type of deception, as well as a means of malingering – magnifying small injuries or discomforts as an excuse to avoid responsibilities.
Exaggerated refers to something that has been overstated, embellished, inflated, or magnified, beyond the lines of truth or reality. It is making something seem more significant, superior, or intense than it actually is. This could apply to things like emotions, facts, achievements, or physical attributes.
enlarged beyond bounds or the truth
The numerical value of exaggerated in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of exaggerated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
I have to warn against exaggerated expectations, with our current low inflation rates, there will not be large amounts (of tax relief) coming out of this.
The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a perparation for his future career.
All throughout rehearsal, because Will Arnett does these exaggerated arm movements, I got punched unintentionally, for such a gentle song it was physically brutal.
...exaggerated turns of speech conceal mediocre affections: as if the fulness of the soul might not sometimes overflow in the emptiest of metaphors, since no one, ever, can give the exact measurements of his needs, nor of his conceptions, nor of his sufferings, and the human word is like a cracked cauldron upon which we beat out melodies fit for making bears dance when we are trying to move the stars to pity.
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- مبالغ فيهArabic
- zveličený, přehnanýCzech
- esaxerado, exaxeradoGalician
- túlzott, túlzóHungarian
- overtrokken, overdrevenDutch
- преувели́ченный, чрезме́рныйRussian
- abartılı, abartı, aşırı, mübalağalı, şişirmeTurkish
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