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overemphasising

Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of overemphasise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As I have pointed out in earlier blogs, I don't really buy the stuff about 'excessive' focus on shareholder value and how b-schools have gone wrong in overemphasising this aspect of capitalism.

    The fundamental human need for stability

  • It may seem that I'm overemphasising the importance of Grendel's Mama's labia-lack.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • I would stress at this point, however, that having identified three quite distinct techniques for dealing with the estranging effect of the counterfactual/hypothetical -- to explicate it, to excuse it, to exploit it -- we need to recognise that what we label SF involves such a variety of combinatorial approaches to these techniques that overemphasising one will only lead us to unfairly neglect the use of the others.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • We should however be cautious about overemphasising the need to expedite the process of wiping out backlogs at the expense of paying sufficient attention to building capacity for the long term.

    ANC Today

  • He accused President Thabo Mbeki and the ANC of putting former president Nelson Mandela's heritage of racial reconciliation - and his spirit of inclusive generosity - at risk by overemphasising race.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • To steer a steady course which shall avoid neglecting what is dangerous if neglected, and overemphasising what is dangerous if over-emphasised, calls for a great deal of wisdom on the part both of the mother and her doctor.

    The Nervous Child

  • Like the trained reporter that he was, Guys followed a battle, recording the salient incidents of the engagement, not overemphasising the ghastliness of the carnage, as did Callot or Goya or Raffet, but telling the truth as he saw it, with a phlegm more

    Promenades of an Impressionist

  • Anyone who does not believe this is guilty of overemphasising the recent past, which has been shaped by an aberrant period during which globalisation of trade and the integration into the world economy of its most populous nations has created a deflationary illusion.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Said a commenter on a political blog - who simply went by the name KP - on the opposition party's defeat in Hula Selangor: 'I feel Pakatan has been overemphasising its support from the business and sub-urban/urban sections that they overlooked the fact that the proletariat and rural sections remain the majority in this country.'

    Global Issues News Headlines

  • "Adding disparaging and out-of-context comments, overemphasising the reliability of unverified reviews and failing to respond to offers of evidence may make TripAdvisor liable," he said.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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