OTHER WORDS FROM overstateo·ver·state·ment, noun
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Those stories would have been wrong or overstated but would have become the narrative.How Has The Nation Changed Since The Insurrection At The Capitol?|Micah Cohen (email@example.com)|February 11, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Failing to repeat as champions is hardly a catastrophe — it’s notoriously difficult to do so — but the importance of Champions League qualification cannot be overstated.Liverpool Can’t Buy A Goal, And Its Title Defense Is On The Ropes|Terrence Doyle|January 27, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
It’s easy to overstate what has happened so far, which is mainly a change in legal designation.London lost a chunk of European stock trading this week. What will it lose next?|John Detrixhe|January 9, 2021|Quartz
Many of you believe the long-term impact of the pandemic won’t die off but that its effects have been overstated.Term Sheet readers predict which markets will boom in 2021|Lucinda Shen|December 18, 2020|Fortune
The watchdog said it found evidence of false forecasting, meaning utilities were overstating how much water would be sold, and, when that didn’t pan out, the company could go back and tack on a surcharge.Environment Report: State Throws Cold Water on Pricing Scheme|MacKenzie Elmer|September 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
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.
I could not possibly overstate the need for an urgent response.
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.
But he interrupted her ere she had gone far, "Mademoiselle de La Vauvraye," said he, "you overstate the matter."St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
I do not at all overstate the fact, when I say, that 50,000 slaves are annually landed in Cuba.
I noticed that he did not overstate anything, but spoke within bounds.A Plea for Captain John Brown|Henry David Thoreau
We cannot overstate our debt to the past, but the moment has the supreme claim.
I think I do not overstate the loss of the enemy in the last two weeks at 10,000 killed and wounded.The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete|General Philip Henry Sheridan