[ hahy-pur-buh-liz-uh m ]
/ haɪˈpɜr bəˌlɪz əm /
the use of hyperbole.
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In spite of the exaggeration, hyperbolism, and excessiveness, the fabliaux embody an authentic, deep sense of realism.Read This and Blush: Naughty Medieval French Tales|Yunte Huang|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He expressed this hyperbolism to allay some disappointment which his friend felt in not hearing him.Talkers|John Bate