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synonyms for overrated

  • exaggerated
  • overpriced
  • overestimated
  • overpaid
  • hyped-up
  • overpromoted
  • puffed-up
  • pumped-up
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How to use overrated in a sentence

The idea of edge-of-your-seat movie entertainment is something of an oxymoron, or at the very least an overrated advertising gimmick.
A QUIET PLACE PART II IS TENSE AND EFFECTIVE—BUT A LITTLE MORE BREATHING ROOM WOULD HAVE GONE A LONG WAYSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMAY 26, 2021TIME
He wound up only on the overrated side of our ranking, placing third behind Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos and just above Jamie Dimon.
ELON MUSK IS NEVER BORINGAARON PRESSMANFEBRUARY 1, 2021FORTUNE
In part Alter does this by maintaining that Carter’s post-presidential labors have been somewhat overrated.
THE CASE FOR JIMMY CARTER AS A ‘CONSEQUENTIAL’ PRESIDENTRUSSELL L. RILEYDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In that brief but familiar moment of detachment, Bharti told herself Minnesota must’ve been severely overrated, and then she got back to work.
FOOTBALL IS BACK IN HAPPY VALLEY. THE CORONAVIRUS NEVER LEFT.KENT BABBOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I’m on the record as saying that I think presidential forecasting models based strictly on “fundamental” factors like economic conditions are overrated.
HOW FIVETHIRTYEIGHT’S 2020 PRESIDENTIAL FORECAST WORKS — AND WHAT’S DIFFERENT BECAUSE OF COVID-19NATE SILVER (NRSILVER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The commander-in-chief overrated the fighting qualities of the Neapolitan troops and thought it prudent to evacuate Rome.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He named it when he replied to her: "I've simply overrated my strength."
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
But if the Bourbons overrated their triumph in one way, they immensely underrated it in another.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
That the public, receiving it at what we now term the psychological moment, may have overrated it is by no means impossible.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
I knew well that I did nothing but what any other person could do, yet it pleased me to see how John overrated my services.
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