HyperDic: oversimplify

English > 2 senses of the word oversimplify:
VERBsocialoversimplifysimplify to an excessive degree
changeoversimplifymake too simple
oversimplify > pronunciation
Soundsowversih'mplihfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > oversimplify: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningsimplify to an excessive degree.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"Don't oversimplify the problem"
Broaderoverdo, exaggerateDo something to an excessive degree
Nounsoversimplificationan act of excessive simplification
English > oversimplify: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake too simple.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Don't oversimplify the instructions"
Broadersimplifymake simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent
Nounsoversimplificationa simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)

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