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Definition of "exaggeration" []

  • The act of heaping or piling up. (noun)
  • The act of exaggerating; the act of doing or representing in an excessive manner; a going beyond the bounds of truth, reason, or justice; a hyperbolical representation; hyperbole; overstatement. (noun)
  • A representation of things beyond natural life, in expression, beauty, power, vigor. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exaggeration" in a sentence
  • "“You can always do something in exaggeration,” he said."
  • "Of course, there's certain exaggeration in this, but what does that mean to the current American team?"
  • "Although probably he doesn't: humorous exaggeration is part of Steyn's shtick."