overstatement

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Etymology[edit]

overstate + -ment

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Noun[edit]

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overstatement (plural overstatements)

  1. An exaggeration; a statement in excess of what is reasonable.
    The story he gave was something of an overstatement of the facts.
  2. The tendency to overstate.
    She had a knack for overstatement.

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