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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act of excessive simplification; A simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation).

Usage examples (35)
  • The answer can be oversimplified, and an oversimplification is false and misleading.
  • A gross oversimplification is to consider the Web as the train and the Internet the railway system.
  • "This oversimplification is inaccurate by half, and its frequent repetition does a great disservice to the city."
  • This kind of oversimplification is at the heart of AGW. for more
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