Overstatement in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Overstatement

An exaggeration; a statement in excess of what is reasonable. | The tendency to overstate.

Short Example Sentences for Overstatement

  • 1. Nor was this an overstatement of the actual facts. 🔊
  • 2. That would be an overstatement of the truth. 🔊
  • 3. But, of course, that is an overstatement of the case. 🔊
  • 4. One of the characteristics of a legend is its overstatement of fact. 🔊

How to use Overstatement in Sentences?

  • 1. It is not an overstatement to say that intellectual property rights are designed to shape our information marketplace. 🔊
  • 2. I am inclined to think that an overstatement to the effect that each factor may affect the entire body, is less likely to do harm than to state that each factor affects only a particular character. 🔊