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synonyms for oversimplification

  • distortion
  • exaggeration
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • falsification
  • misstatement
  • untruth
  • adulteration
  • coloring
  • lie
  • mutilation
  • slant
  • story
  • stretch
  • twist
  • false light
  • not a true picture
  • tall story

antonyms for oversimplification

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  • truth
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How to use oversimplification in a sentence

He questioned data showing racial disparities in policing, saying such calculations are oversimplified or lacking context.
IN MARYLAND’S LARGEST SUBURB, AN AMBITIOUS POLICE OVERHAUL FACES ROADBLOCKSREBECCA TAN, DAN MORSEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We have seen oversimplified versions of facial recognition in pop culture in which a computer program spits out a definitive match, but that’s not the case in reality.
FACIAL RECOGNITION STILL CAN’T PROVE SOMEONE’S IDENTITYSTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Many later studies showed this to be essentially correct, though oversimplified for nonhumans.
BRAIN SCIENTISTS HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO FIND MAJOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMEN’S AND MEN’S BRAINS, DESPITE OVER A CENTURY OF SEARCHINGLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 13, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
While nofollow links had been extremely effective thus far, they were an oversimplified solution to a complex problem.
WHAT GOOGLE SAYS ABOUT NOFOLLOW, SPONSORED, AND UGC LINKS IN 2020: DOES IT AFFECT YOUR SEO RANKINGS?JOSEPH DYSONJULY 24, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
I think we oversimplify the problems to make them easy to understand, but they actually then end up not being very effective.
FED UP (EP. 390)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 26, 2019FREAKONOMICS
This assumption was an oversimplification; all adult males did not reach breeding condition at the same time of year.
COMPARATIVE ECOLOGY OF PINYON MICE AND DEER MICE IN MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, COLORADOCHARLES L. DOUGLAS
"That's a common oversimplification," she said, giving me a fake smile.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERSIMPLIFICATION

  • adulteration
  • coloring
  • distortion
  • exaggeration
  • fabrication
  • false light
  • falsehood
  • falsification
  • lie
  • misstatement
  • mutilation
  • not a true picture
  • oversimplification
  • slant
  • story
  • stretch
  • tall story
  • twist
  • untruth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.