Overstate vs Exaggerated - What's the difference?

overstate | exaggerated |


As verbs the difference between overstate and exaggerated

is that overstate is to exaggerate; to state or claim too much while exaggerated is (exaggerate).

As an adjective exaggerated is

that has been described as greater than it actually is; abnormally increased or enlarged.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

overstate

English

Verb

(en-verb)
  • To exaggerate; to state or claim too much.
  • I think it is overstating matters to say that an hour online is spending all night on the computer.
    He was suggested not to overstate at the interview.

    Synonyms

    * exaggerate

    Antonyms

    * understate

    Derived terms

    * overstatement

    exaggerated

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has been described as greater than it actually is; abnormally increased or enlarged.
  • Derived terms

    * unexaggerated

    Verb

    (head)
  • (exaggerate)