hyperbolism

[hahy-pur-buh-liz-uh m]

noun

the use of hyperbole.

Origin of hyperbolism

First recorded in 1645–55; hyperbole + -ism
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Historical Examples of hyperbolism

  • He expressed this hyperbolism to allay some disappointment which his friend felt in not hearing him.

    Talkers

    John Bate