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synonyms for overblown

  • disproportionate
  • inflated
  • pretentious
  • superfluous
  • aureate
  • bombastic
  • euphuistic
  • flowery
  • fulsome
  • grandiloquent
  • hyped up
  • immoderate
  • magniloquent
  • oratorical
  • overdone
  • pompous
  • profuse
  • rhetorical
  • sonorous
  • turgid
  • undue
  • verbose
  • windy
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antonyms for overblown

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  • underrated
  • undervalued
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How to use overblown in a sentence

People think we are being overblown and overdramatic, but we’re not.
THE VERY REAL, VERY PAINFUL REASONS THE AUTISTIC COMMUNITY DEMANDED TWO RESTRAINT SCENES BE REMOVED FROM SIA’S NEW FILM ‘MUSIC’THERESA VARGASFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the case of the Nasdaq, it was clear that bulls had wildly overblown expectations for huge future growth in profits that couldn’t happen.
INVESTING LEGENDS CARL ICAHN AND JEREMY GRANTHAM SEE A STOCK MARKET BUBBLESHAWN TULLYJANUARY 8, 2021FORTUNE
Some scientists say the worry over this latest variant form is probably overblown, and that aggressive gene sequencing by British scientists and an overreaction by politicians ignited an unnecessary panic.
DON’T PANIC ABOUT THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS MUTATIONS, SAY DRUG COMPANIESDAVID ROTMANDECEMBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He said he “wanted to prevent you from reading or hearing some overblown or inaccurate reports regarding my health.”
REMEMBERING ALEX TREBEK, THE MAN WITH ALL THE ANSWERSOLIVER ROEDERNOVEMBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The markets’ gyrations signal traders think the odds of a contested election are overblown, and that there’s a path toward renewed US government stimulus to support the economy.
TRADERS ARE POSITIONED FOR A CLEAR US ELECTION OUTCOMEJOHN DETRIXHENOVEMBER 3, 2020QUARTZ
In an interview on CNBC earlier, Mnuchin confirmed that he intended to essentially meet Pelosi’s demands on testing, saying, “This issue has been overblown.”
PELOSI, MNUCHIN CITE PROGRESS IN ECONOMIC RELIEF TALKS BUT EYE OBSTACLES WITH SENATE REPUBLICANSERICA WERNER, JEFF STEINOCTOBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
However, CoinCenter itself believes those concerns are somewhat overblown.
CAN DIGITAL CASH SURVIVE CONTACT WITH ITS ENEMIES?DZANEMORRISOCTOBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
The reality, however, suggests talk of Africa’s heavy indebtedness to China has been somewhat overblown.
THE TRUTH ABOUT AFRICA’S “DEBT PROBLEM” WITH CHINAYOMI KAZEEMOCTOBER 8, 2020QUARTZ
He looked down at the little overblown flower in his hand and carried it mechanically to his nostrils.
UNDER FALSE PRETENCESADELINE SERGEANT
No—I should say you were perhaps just a trifle—er—overblown.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERBLOWN

  • affected
  • deceptive
  • ephemeral
  • false
  • flaunting
  • illusory
  • imitative
  • overblown
  • popular
  • popularized
  • pretentious
  • pseudo
  • tasteless
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