Overexaggerate vs Overexaggerated - What's the difference?

overexaggerate | overexaggerated |


As verbs the difference between overexaggerate and overexaggerated

is that overexaggerate is to exaggerate, to overstate excessively while overexaggerated is (overexaggerate).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

overexaggerate

English

Verb

(overexaggerat)
  • To exaggerate, to overstate excessively.
  • "That math test was so hard, nobody could have passed it! I mean, Albert Einstein couldn't have done it! Our professor probably had no idea how to solve those equations! I mean-"
    "I get it, OK? Quit overexaggerating!"

    Usage notes

    As exaggerate'' already denotes excess, ''overexaggerate'' is considered redundant and therefore proscribed by some authorities.2009 , Richard Lederer, Richard Dowis, ''Sleeping Dogs Don't Lay: Practical Advice For The Grammatically Challenged

    References

    overexaggerated

    English

    Verb

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  • overexaggerate

    English

    Verb

    (overexaggerat)
  • To exaggerate, to overstate excessively.
  • "That math test was so hard, nobody could have passed it! I mean, Albert Einstein couldn't have done it! Our professor probably had no idea how to solve those equations! I mean-"
    "I get it, OK? Quit overexaggerating!"

    Usage notes

    As exaggerate'' already denotes excess, ''overexaggerate'' is considered redundant and therefore proscribed by some authorities.2009 , Richard Lederer, Richard Dowis, ''Sleeping Dogs Don't Lay: Practical Advice For The Grammatically Challenged

    References