Definition of Oversimplifying

1. Verb. (present participle of oversimplify) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversimplifying

1. oversimplify [v] - See also: oversimplify

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversimplifying

overshots
oversick
overside
oversides
oversight
oversightly
oversights
oversimple
oversimplification
oversimplifications
oversimplified
oversimplifier
oversimplifiers
oversimplifies
oversimplify
oversimplifying
oversimplistic
oversimplistically
oversimply
oversing
oversings
oversit
oversize
oversized
oversizes
overskate
overskated
overskates
overskating
overskip

Literary usage of Oversimplifying

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

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The Model RK Oversimplifying somewhat: the Model RK is a smaller Model K. Accordingly, it too features continuous flow capability over the entire speed ..."

2. The French Revolution by Hilaire Belloc (1911)
"... as it were, upon which the whole turns. It was now upon Maubeuge that the revolutionary war thus depended. At risk of oversimplifying a complex story, ..."

3. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1917)
"... both by socialist and conservative writers shows how careful we must be of oversimplifying his clue. Surely when he points to the dissolving process ..."

4. Making Free Trade Work: The Canada-U.S. Agreement by Peter Morici (1990)
"At the risk of oversimplifying a complex issue, it has traditionally been the position of the US government to oppose barriers to the free movement of ..."

5. Our Social Heritage by Graham Wallas (1921)
"... idea of his relation to his government as has a man who has learnt the meaning of the words British Commonwealth. I am here, of course, oversimplifying ..."

6. To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in Science and Engineering by National Research Council (2006)
"Without oversimplifying, models of attrition tend to begin with attributes of the individual—that is, both the skills and goals that a student brings to ..."

7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... New Yorker, 8 July 1985 he may be oversimplifying some —Jay Cocks, ‘ime, 19 Mar. 1984 te evidence shows, in short, that the adverbial r, in the senses ..."

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