verb (used with object), o·ver·stat·ed, o·ver·stat·ing.
Origin of overstate
Examples from the Web for overstate
It is difficult to overstate how destructive the practice of dismembering ancient and medieval books is.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maher, and certainly conservative critics, overstate the extent to which liberals fail to make common cause with such folks.
Or, not to overstate the case, it would have been like getting too far from a bathroom for the males among us 50 years later.
It's impossible to overstate the extent of the disaster this represents for the Middle East as a region.
It is impossible to overstate just how isolated and incongruous Lady Thatcher was when she entered Parliament in 1959.
It is impossible to overstate the misfortune of this temperament.Etiquette|Emily Post
It is very hard to overstate either if the trees are properly cared for.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
For all that, he could not overstate the importance of getting possession of the Hanway report the moment it was prepared.The President|Alfred Henry Lewis
As it was, I had an affection for him which it would not be easy for me to overstate.In Direst Peril|David Christie Murray
It would be easy, however, to overstate Jesuss relation to work.The Bible and Life|Edwin Holt Hughes