verb (used with or without object), o·ver·sim·pli·fied, o·ver·sim·pli·fy·ing.
Related formso·ver·sim·pli·fi·ca·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for oversimplification
This was a gross oversimplification of a more complex reality.
This is a mind-bending level of conflation and oversimplification.
His oversimplification of the conflict demands that he delegitimize the views of those who dissent from his simplistic narrative.
These days, unfortunately, this oversimplification is all that seems to make it into the newspapers or on the airwaves.Syria’s Propaganda Cloud: How the West Is Falling for Misinformation|Riad al Khouri|June 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is an oversimplification, however, to say Bennington has no requirements.
This assumption was an oversimplification; all adult males did not reach breeding condition at the same time of year.