Overexaggerated vs Overexaggerates - What's the difference?

overexaggerated | overexaggerates |


As verbs the difference between overexaggerated and overexaggerates

is that overexaggerated is (overexaggerate) while overexaggerates is (overexaggerate).

overexaggerated

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  • (overexaggerate)

  • 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

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