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While the caution that the fragility of this situation calls for cannot be overstated, neither can the successes made thus far.

It turns out though that the article may have overstated its case.

In 2014, this might sound grandiloquent and overstated, but in 1994 there were few openly gay men on TV, and few people with AIDS.

It also reflects reality, even if Tim Noah is right that the former president overstated his case.

Caulkins suggests that the current failures of prohibition are “overstated” and that the benefits may outweigh the costs.

The good which came to him, directly and indirectly, from these opportunities can hardly be overstated.

Gompers may have overstated the power of resistance of the unions, but their holding power upon the membership cannot be disputed.

He knew Darquelnoy well enough to know that the commander invariably overstated things.

This man had not overstated the case when he had said "I suffer."

It may be so: I believe the dogma to be much overstated just now.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overstated, such as: elaborate, exaggerated, extravagant, and too much.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.