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Definition of "oversimplification" []

  • An explanation that excludes important information for the sake of brevity, or of making the explanation or presentation easy to understand. (noun)
  • The process of making such an explanation. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oversimplification" in a sentence
  • "A gross oversimplification is to consider the Web as the train and the Internet the railway system."
  • ""This oversimplification is inaccurate by half, and its frequent repetition does a great disservice to the city.""
  • "The answer can be oversimplified, and an oversimplification is false and misleading."