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On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overemphasis, such as: baloney, excess, fabrication, falsehood, fantasy, and hyperbole.

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How to use overemphasis in a sentence

  • overemphasis on targeting operations plagued our efforts in the early years of the war.

  • It is a manner full of exaggeration and overemphasis, but with some remarkable rhetorical qualities and a good deal of colour.

    Reviews | Oscar Wilde
  • "I wish you wouldn't say any more," she begged, though without overemphasis of pleading.

    The Wild Olive | Basil King
  • You will find the result is that overemphasis which has brought such discredit upon the name of "elocution."

    Vocal Expression | Katherine Jewell Everts
  • The Sunday school also sometimes offends in this respect by overemphasis on academic tasks for home work.

  • I should be sorry to spoil my picture by the overemphasis of details.

    Germany and the Germans | Price Collier

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