Definition of Overgeneralise
1. Verb. Draw too general a conclusion. "It is dangerous to overgeneralize"
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Literary usage of Overgeneralise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Researching Violently Divided Societies: Ethical and Methodological Issues by Marie Smyth, Gillian Robinson, INCORE. (2001)
"Journalists who report the research may have a limited grasp of, for example, statistics and may misinterpret or overgeneralise the results in the interests ..."
2. The Female Client and the Health-Care Provider by Janet Hatcher Roberts, Carol Vlassoff (1995)
"However, one cannot overgeneralise this finding: orthodox women may not have attended the camps. ..."
3. Devolution and Globalisation: Implications for Local Decision-Makers by Jonathan Potter (2001)
"Much of the recent debate about enterprise clusters has suffered from a tendency to overgeneralise the notion of clusters and to view what are often quite ..."