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Adjective: overstated  ow-vu(r)'stey-tid
  1. Represented as greater than is true or reasonable
    "an overstated opinion of oneself";
    - exaggerated, overdone, overinflated
Verb: overstate  ow-vu(r)'steyt
  1. To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    "tended to romanticize and overstate this 'gracious Old South' imagery";
    - exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise [Brit], magnify, amplify

See also: immoderate

Type of: disinform, misinform, mislead

Encyclopedia: Overstate