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Definition of Exaggeration

Exaggeration

  1. The act of heaping or piling up.
  2. The act of exaggerating; the act of doing or representing in an excessive manner; a going beyond the bounds of truth reason, or justice; a hyperbolical representation; hyperbole; overstatement.
  3. A representation of things beyond natural life, in expression, beauty, power, vigor.

Exaggeration Quotations

Our situation here, without any exaggeration, is beyond description almost; it is such as eye has not seen nor ear heard, nor hath it ever entered into the heart of men to conceive Boston ever to arrive at.
Peter Oliver

It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another.
George H. W. Bush

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
George Bernard Shaw

Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
Hosea Ballou

There is an abundance of misinformation, exaggeration, and blatant lies being spread by interest groups regarding the prospects for embryonic stem cell research.
Virginia Foxx
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Exaggeration Translations

exaggeration in Italian is esagerazione
exaggeration in Norwegian is overdrivelse
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