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overgeneralizes

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overgeneralize.

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Examples

  • But I do think she overgeneralizes Stevens's reference to the "scholar, separately dwelling," who "Poured forth the fine fins, the gawky beaks, the personalia,/Which, as a man feeling everything, were his" to mean the academic scholar of the sort we find in American universities.

    Literary Study

  • McCarthy overgeneralizes in his description of the "Democratic Leadership" as consisting of something other than "conventional politicians."

    Transformers: Robots in Disguise

  • He always overgeneralizes and hallucinates about non-existent Fundamentalism.

    No one has any right or authority to apply filter

  • Along the way, Mr. Kessler offers advice that overgeneralizes from his own troubled relationship with food.

    Recipes for Virtuous Dining

  • I think Shannon makes a valid point about stereotypes of Black women and how they affect IRs, but I think she overgeneralizes about how this affects interracial relationships.

    Bunch-O-Links (All Interracial Relationships Edition)

  • Monckton as he seems wont to do overgeneralizes his statements to the point of being incorrect, often conflating two clearly different statments.

    Christopher Monckton: Apocalypse Cancelled « Climate Audit

  • "Mexican migrants take jobs in the United States that not even blacks want," was a gaffe in the sense that it broadly states an unpleasant truth, but overgeneralizes excessively and paints all members of a group with the same negative brush.

    <a href="http://althouse.blogspot.com/2005/06/mexico-exactly-how.html" title="Mexico? Exactly how

  • It naturally overgeneralizes to some extent, but I found it to be an incisive and amusing read.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Mark Steyn

  • Later, citing a study showing that the widely used asthma drug albuterol is 7 percent less effective in Puerto Ricans than in Mexicans, he overgeneralizes the results and dismisses the drug as "effective on whites but not on many Hispanics" because of genetic differences.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He combines banal observations, dressed up as scientific insights and revelations of corporate misdeeds, with presumptuous advice that overgeneralizes from his own troubled relationship with food.

    Reason Magazine

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