- unduly or unrealistically magnified: to have an exaggerated opinion of oneself.
- abnormally increased or enlarged.
Origin of exaggerated
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Examples from the Web for exaggeratedly
The hands are either exaggeratedly large or exaggeratedly small.Criminal Man
Sometimes he was exaggeratedly jolly, usually he was flat and bitter in his letter.Sons and Lovers
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His hat swung down in his right hand, and he bowed, exaggeratedly.Find the Woman
Arthur Somers Roche
Mrs. Price, exaggeratedly polite, held him closer and smiled.The Narrow House
The idol was exaggeratedly female, with huge carnivorous teeth indicated in white paint.West Of The Sun
- unduly or excessively magnified; enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
- pathol abnormally enlargedan exaggerated spleen
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