- n. An explanation that excludes important information for the sake of brevity, or of making the explanation or presentation easy to understand.
- n. The process of making such an explanation.
- n. a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)
- n. an act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is
- over- + simplification (Wiktionary)
“A gross oversimplification is to consider the Web as the train and the Internet the railway system.”
“This oversimplification is inaccurate by half, and its frequent repetition does a great disservice to the city.”
“The answer can be oversimplified, and an oversimplification is false and misleading.”
“What Quindlen refers to as the oversimplification of complex issues, and the "either-or" attitude of Nader and idealistic young people, gave us a Civil Rights Act. Delana S. Heidrich Bonanza, Ore.”
“It seemed an oversimplification, which is the same thing you complained about when Nick said editors get you into bookstores.”
“The International Monetary Fund's managing director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, called the deficit target an "oversimplification" of the problem; he said it was more important for individual countries to craft the right economic policies to sustain growth, not blindly cut for the sake of meeting a goal.”
“This kind of oversimplification is at the heart of AGW.”
“The International Monetary Fund's managing director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, called the deficit target an "oversimplification" of the problem.”
“In Australia this week, Symantec government relations director, Illias Chantzos echoed his concerns at the potential for "oversimplification" of the challenges of matching an IP address with a specific person.”
“Not all tons of greenhouse gas emissions are the same, so they require regulation tailored to different industries rather than a market "oversimplification", he explained.”
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you know that thing where the Eskimos have 50 words for snow?
A list of English words containing seven syllables, beginning, somewhat ironically, with inapplicability, since a fair number of these words one would never use.
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Terms that start with the string over-, beginning with overanxious.
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