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Definition of "overstatement" []

  • An exaggeration; a statement in excess of what is reasonable. (noun)
  • The tendency to overstate. (noun)

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Use "overstatement" in a sentence
  • "That overstatement is being cultivated to get more control of environmental and social issues."
  • "Also good is the news that the SEC won’t be enforcing any action for the pesky circulation overstatement from a while back."
  • "A good example of the overstatement is the PNHP study released yesterday which is rightly being carved up in among other places, Megan McCardle's blog."