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See definition of hyperbolic on Dictionary.com
  • as inexaggerated
  • as inrhetorical

synonyms for hyperbolic

  • abstract
  • distorted
  • excessive
  • extravagant
  • fabricated
  • false
  • farfetched
  • inflated
  • magnified
  • melodramatic
  • overblown
  • overwrought
  • preposterous
  • pretentious
  • stylized
  • unrealistic
  • amplified
  • bouncing
  • embroidered
  • exalted
  • overdone
  • overestimated
  • steep
  • strained
  • a bit thick
  • artificial
  • caricatural
  • fabulous
  • fantastic
  • hammy
  • highly colored
  • histrionic
  • histrionical
  • impossible
  • out of proportion
  • overkill
  • schmaltzy
  • sensational
  • spectacular
  • tall
  • too much
  • too-too

antonyms for hyperbolic

MOST RELEVANT
  • actual
  • believable
  • calm
  • factual
  • moderate
  • real
  • realistic
  • reasonable
  • sensible
  • straight
  • depreciated
  • minimized
  • played down
  • reduced
  • understated
  • unembellished
  • unexaggerated
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How to use hyperbolic in a sentence

All four men had publicly couched their opposition to mainstream public health efforts in the typically hyperbolic and sometimes paranoid rhetoric of conservative talk radio.
FOUR CONSERVATIVE RADIO TALK-SHOW HOSTS BASHED CORONAVIRUS VACCINES. THEN THEY GOT SICK.PAUL FARHISEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I could be being hyperbolic — it is just a video game after all — but the hold that this game had on my youth was unlike any other.
I’VE GOTTA HAND IT TO NINTENDO—THEY DID POKEMON SNAP RIGHTJILLIAN LUCASMAY 21, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
However, the hyperbolic language and imagery of brutal experimentation prevents medical providers from honestly confronting the various issues that do exist within the field.
DOCTORS TREATING TRANS YOUTH GRAPPLE WITH UNCERTAINTY, LACK OF TRAININGLGBTQ-EDITORMAY 12, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
She has gained national attention for her embrace of conspiracy theories and her hyperbolic rhetoric.
MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE SAYS BLM PROTESTS ARE ‘THE SAME TACTICS THE KU KLUX KLAN USED TO USE’PHILIP BUMPAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Because it had a hyperbolic, or escape, orbit around the Sun, 'Oumuamua is unlikely to pass our way again.
THE DEBATE CONTINUES: ‘OUMUAMUA COULD BE REMNANT OF PLUTO-LIKE PLANETJENNIFER OUELLETTEMARCH 18, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Such Oriental hyperbolic gratitude would have satisfied the greediest benefactor, and was infinitely in excess of what he owed me.
GHETTO COMEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
The real facts never became known, but the tales of these stirring times have been handed down in more or less hyperbolic form.
LOOKING SEAWARD AGAINWALTER RUNCIMAN
In many of these instances the hyperbolic gold and silver of the writers would undoubtedly be bronze.
THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF OLDER SPAIN, VOLUME I (OF 3)LEONARD WILLIAMS
In an hyperbolic involution any two conjugate points are harmonic conjugates with regard to the two foci.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
In an hyperbolic involution the centre is the middle point between the foci.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 6VARIOUS
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