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Definition of Overstate


  1. To state in too strong terms; to exaggerate.

Overstate Quotations

It is hard to overstate how valuable it is to have all the incredible tools that are used for human disease to study plants.
Bill Gates

I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves, 'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly; we either overstate it or understate it.
Hillary Clinton

My favorite literary heroine is Jo March. It is hard to overstate what she meant to a small, plain girl called Jo, who had a hot temper and a burning ambition to be a writer.
J. K. Rowling

People tend to overstate my resilience, but, of course, I hope they're right.
David Brudnoy

It is not possible to overstate the influence of Paul Cezanne on twentieth-century art. He's the modern Giotto, someone who shattered one kind of picture-making and invented a new one that the world followed.
Jerry Saltz
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Overstate Translations

overstate in Italian is esagerare
overstate in Spanish is exagerar

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