Definition Of overstating


express or state too strongly; exaggerate.

I may have overstated my case to make my point

Example Of overstating

  • At first I thought the article was overstating the extent to which other EU citizens would be paying for the privilege.

  • But overstating threats and dismissing the concerns of friends does not build a strong alliance.

  • I don't think I'm overstating their response by suggesting that he had senior members of the commission crawling up the wall with irritation.

  • I'm overstating the obvious, but try to imagine a successful relationship between a man who loves chalga and a woman who favors Bach.

  • I'm overstating the point, obviously, but then I always do.

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