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- adj. Having been overstated; exaggerated; stated, displayed, or presented too grandly or prominently.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of overstate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. represented as greater than is true or reasonable; exaggerated.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. represented as greater than is true or reasonable
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The second reason why the fears of the fracturing of the public sphere seem overstated is the nature of network topologies.
Among those reductions are $5 billion for U.S. troops in Afghanistan and $1.6 billion for training of the Afghan Security Forces that U.S. commanders had identified as an "overstated requirement," Inouye said.
I think the other writer just finds the "rare" tag overstated in describing Mar Dore's findings.
"In today's enterprise storage environments, the importance of high performance, capacity and energy efficiency cannot be overstated, which is why the LSI WarpDrive card was a natural selection for a 2010 Best Electronic Design award," said
The tensions between the U.S. and Karzai were not "overstated," and were coming from our diplomatic corps, who though Karzai was not providing adequate leadership.
Well the facts of how he turned around the IOC does not lend to the characterization of 'overstated' but rather 'good acumen'.
"The safe Obama margins in Penn were overstated which is exposed by these recent tighter margin polls."
WaPo's Howard Kurtz, the ultimate Beltway media insider, also recently raised questions about Drudge's not-so-iron-grip on the press corps, asking whether his influence is "overstated" and expressing decided skepticism about Drudge's current pull.
I don't see anything wrong with Iowa and New Hampshire having an "overstated" say in the process.
Moody's Iceland analyst, said the country's foreign-currency liquidity risk shouldn't be "overstated," noting a €1.5 billion ($2.3 billion) liquidity package being provided by Nordic central banks.