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See definition of overemphasis on Dictionary.com
  • as inexaggeration
  • as insensationalism
  • as intall talk

synonyms for overemphasis

  • baloney
  • excess
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • fantasy
  • hyperbole
  • misjudgment
  • misrepresentation
  • untruth
  • aggrandizement
  • amplification
  • boasting
  • caricature
  • coloring
  • crock
  • elaboration
  • embroidery
  • emphasis
  • enlargement
  • exaltation
  • extravagance
  • fancy
  • hogwash
  • inflation
  • line
  • magnification
  • overestimation
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • rant
  • romance
  • stretch
  • whopper
  • yarn
  • figure of speech
  • fish story
  • flight of fancy
  • jazz
  • tall story
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antonyms for overemphasis

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  • truth
  • compression
  • decrease
  • lessening
  • shrinkage
  • minimization
  • reduction
  • understatement
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      How to use overemphasis in a sentence

      It is a manner full of exaggeration and overemphasis, but with some remarkable rhetorical qualities and a good deal of colour.
      REVIEWSOSCAR WILDE
      "I wish you wouldn't say any more," she begged, though without overemphasis of pleading.
      THE WILD OLIVEBASIL KING
      You will find the result is that overemphasis which has brought such discredit upon the name of "elocution."
      VOCAL EXPRESSIONKATHERINE JEWELL EVERTS
      The Sunday school also sometimes offends in this respect by overemphasis on academic tasks for home work.
      RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN THE FAMILYHENRY F. COPE
      I should be sorry to spoil my picture by the overemphasis of details.
      GERMANY AND THE GERMANSPRICE COLLIER
      There had, indeed, been no overemphasis in the words she had used!
      THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMIE DALEFRANK L. PACKARD
      In all dealing with this problem of young people, we must beware of overemphasis or exaggeration.
      SEX-EDUCATIONMAURICE ALPHEUS BIGELOW
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