over-statement[ oh-ver-steyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF over-statement
Synonyms for over-statement
- cock-and-bull story
- farfetched story
- incredible story
- tall story
- tall tale
- trumped-up story
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-STATEMENT
On literary subjects they are often full of over-statement and of biased judgment.
It may have been an over-statement of the case; but there is something in it.
The statement thus given has been purposely made, for many transactions of the sort referred to, something of an over-statement.
But the purpose of our over-statement was simply to make clear the type of situation without regard to the magnitudes involved.
An over-statement will often draw out the longed-for inquiry.
All religious associations carry this danger of the over-statement that misstates and the over-emphasis that divides and betrays.
There was, I thought, a good deal of over-statement and exaggeration on both sides.
This is, perhaps, an over-statement; but there is no doubt that the boy spent a very hard and loveless boyhood.
This is perhaps an over-statement: serfdom suggests general predial slavery; and this cannot be shown to have existed.
Again Gorman was guilty of over-statement; but my friends are, for the most part, of conservative and slightly military tastes.