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Definition of "overemphasis" []

  • State in which something receives too much stress or attention (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overemphasis" in a sentence
  • "But for him, or at least his surrogates, to turn around and accuse the Clinton's of vicious attacks, distortions, dirty politics, and even racism for calling Obama on his overemphasis is the height of hypocricy."
  • "But CEO Russ Smyth told investors in December the company is moving away from what he called an '' overemphasis '' on '' fast money '' because it damaged the company's brand image."
  • ""I think it's an appropriate time and I think the commissioner recognizes that," said Cohen, who has voiced frustration with what he describes as an "overemphasis" on standardized testing, in part because of No Child Left Behind."