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overemphasis

[oh-ver-em-fuh-sis]
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noun
  1. excessive or undue emphasis.
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Origin of overemphasis

First recorded in 1895–1900; over- + emphasis
Related formso·ver·em·phat·ic [oh-ver-em-fat-ik] /ˌoʊ vər ɛmˈfæt ɪk/, adjective
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