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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

The English language has 112 words for deception, according to one count, each with a different shade of meaning: collusion, fakery, malingering, self-deception, confabulation, prevarication, exaggeration, denial.
Robin Marantz Henig

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
Josh Billings

All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.
Walt Disney

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

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

exaggeration in Italian is esagerazione
exaggeration in Norwegian is overdrivelse
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