Definition of oversimplification in English:


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  • Simplification of something to such an extent that a distorted impression is given.

    ‘a general assessment runs the risk of oversimplification’
    • ‘a gross oversimplification of a complex situation’
    • ‘A great artist would have risen above all this extreme oversimplification to tell wider, interesting truths.’
    • ‘As a consequence of such confident oversimplification, social, cultural and political realities and intricacies became hopelessly blurred.’
    • ‘We are aware of numerous oversimplifications in the model.’
    • ‘This is a dangerous oversimplification that displays an ignorance of the challenges that e-transactions pose to current legal systems.’
    • ‘Moreover, the use of words rather than a single image avoids oversimplification.’
    • ‘Whether his theory of government was a masterpiece of political wisdom or an oversimplification remains a matter of some controversy.’
    • ‘The Romantics felt all the opinions of the Enlightenment were fraught with dangerous errors and oversimplifications.’
    • ‘I think it's a little bit of an oversimplification to talk about pro-business judges.’
    • ‘This is something of an oversimplification, and it's based on a limited sample.’
    • ‘It is an oversimplification to suggest that this aspect of telemedicine has undergone sufficient scrutiny.’



/ˌōvərˌsimpləfəˈkāSH(ə)n/ /ˌoʊvərˌsɪmpləfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/