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1. overstatement

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌsteɪtmənt'] making to seem more important than it really is.

Synonyms

  • exaggeration
  • misrepresentation
  • magnification
  • deception

Antonyms

  • truth
  • honesty
  • decrease
  • contraction

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Words that Rhyme with Overstatement

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word overstatement


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is an overstatement to say that TV can serve

2. Adjective
As such, auditors will often test the revenue account for both overstatement and understatement.

Quotes containing the word overstatement


1. In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

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