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1. oversimplification

noun. ['oʊvɝˈsɪmplɪfɪˌkeɪʃən'] an act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is.

Synonyms

  • simplification

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • simplification (English)

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Example sentences of the word oversimplification


1. Noun, singular or mass
That may be an oversimplification, but Wisconsin fruit trees do need to be fast-fruiting and winter-hardy.

Quotes containing the word oversimplification


1. Science may be described as the art of systematic oversimplification.
- Karl Popper

2. oversimplification

noun. ['oʊvɝˈsɪmplɪfɪˌkeɪʃən'] a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation).

Synonyms

  • simplification

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • simplification (English)
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