Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Much has been said about exercising after eating, and the truth has been often over-stated.

The effect of all this on Stanley can hardly be over-stated.

The importance of its cultivation cannot well be over-stated.

The average yield of cacao has in the past generally been over-stated.

The density of the lake-brine has been under- instead of over-stated.

In trying to express the reasons for this reverence he has over-stated and mis-stated the nature of these books.

But though Johnson's claim for Pope is over-stated, his supernatural agents are the product of genius.

The professional pacifists have done this country a damage that cannot be over-stated.

Dr. Mangan had not over-stated the case when, three years earlier, he had said to himself that she was a right-down handsome girl.

In so far as the collection of information is concerned, the advantages of travel may often be over-stated.