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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

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

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

I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.
Friedrich August von Hayek

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

One can state, without exaggeration, that the observation of and the search for similarities and differences are the basis of all human knowledge.
Alfred Nobel
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Exaggeration Translations

exaggeration in Italian is esagerazione
exaggeration in Norwegian is overdrivelse
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