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Noun: oversimplification  ,ow-vu(r),sim-plu-fi'key-shun
  1. An act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is
    - simplism
  2. A simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)
    - simplism

Derived forms: oversimplifications

Type of: simplification

Encyclopedia: Oversimplification