Definition of Oversimplified

1. Adjective. Having been simplified to the point where important information is not conveyed. ¹



2. Verb. (past participle of oversimplify) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversimplified

1. oversimplify [v] - See also: oversimplify

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversimplified

overshorten
overshortened
overshortening
overshortens
overshot
overshots
oversick
overside
oversides
oversight
oversightly
oversights
oversimple
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oversimplifications
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oversimplifying
oversimplistic
oversimplistically
oversimply
oversing
oversings
oversit
oversize
oversized
oversizes

Literary usage of Oversimplified

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bloody Beaches: The Marines at Peleliu by Gordon D. Gayle (1996)
"Plans for the seizure of the area treated the Pocket's complex terrain as oversimplified, time-phased linear objectives to be seized concurrently with the ..."

2. An Indoeuropean Classification: A Lexicostatistical Experiment by Isidore Dyen, Joseph B. Kruskal, Paul Black (1992)
"However, these choices were made very early in the work underlying this monograph, using oversimplified assumptions. More realistic assessment yields ..."

3. How the Peace Was Lost: The 1935 Memorandum, Developments Affecting American by John Van Antwerp MacMurray, Arthur Waldron (1992)
"... the simple choices for or against it that the "response to nationalism" paradigm assumes. Applied to MacMurray, the oversimplified "nationalism pro or ..."

4. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"Indeed, most biologists have a long- ingrained suspicion of theoretical models that they regard as vastly oversimplified (ie, almost all of them) and are ..."

5. Improving Fish Stock Assessments by National Research Council (U. S.) (1998)
"Experience with simulation of closed-loop management performance using deliberately oversimplified assessment models has indicated that it can often be ..."

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