verb (used with object), o·ver·stat·ed, o·ver·stat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM overstateo·ver·state·ment, noun
Example sentences from the Web for overstate
I was driving off into a lot of unknowns that morning, but I can’t overstate how comforting it felt to throw the filter into my car over the haphazardly packed suitcases.The High-Capacity Water Filter You Need for Base Camp|Joe Jackson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
First, they argued that the county is overstating the extent to which information it reports to the state is confidential.County Officials Dig in to Keep COVID-19 Info Private|Sara Libby and Jared Whitlock|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It’s hard to overstate the challenges, but what’s clear is that emerging machine learning tools can tackle data processing challenges.
The controllerIt’s hard to overstate how much of a differentiator the new DualSense controller really is.Video games feel different on the PlayStation 5 and that’s a good thing|Stan Horaczek|November 9, 2020|Popular Science
So while Americans are hoping that their fears are overstated, here’s what they should expect, or at least prepare for.Voter intimidation, Russian influence, refusal to accept results: What could go wrong on Election Night|Nicole Goodkind|November 2, 2020|Fortune
To define this show of support by major corporations for LGBT equality as a seachange would be no overstatement.
Perhaps ascribing a distaste for the Oscar winner and soon-to-be Interstellar star is an overstatement.
It is probably not much of an overstatement to say that Arthur Ochs Sulzberger saved The New York Times.The Legacy of Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Publisher and CEO of The New York Times|Howard Kurtz|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To call the Canadian publisher Harlequin a monopoly in the romance genre might be an overstatement, but not by much.How ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Is Shaking Up the Business of the Romance Genre|Chris Berube|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A source close to Olbermann called the characterization of the incident "a gross overstatement."
Yet this might perhaps be regarded as something of an overstatement.The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell
He alone, faultless in the balance of his exquisite vision, was saved quite from this danger of overstatement.Things seen in Spain|C. Gasquoine Hartley
It would be an overstatement to say that he was shocked or even excited by the amazing announcement.The Valley of Fear|Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Whether this was an overstatement or not, it was soon seen to contain much truth.History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom|Andrew Dickson White
Is this the grave philosophical conclusion of a careful observer, or is it a crude, hasty, and careless overstatement?The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll