Definition of Overemphasis

1. Noun. Too much emphasis.

Generic synonyms: Emphasis, Vehemence



Definition of Overemphasis

1. Noun. state in which something receives too much stress or attention ¹

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Definition of Overemphasis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overemphasis

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overemphasis (current term)
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Literary usage of Overemphasis

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1. Methods of Teaching in High Schools by Samuel Chester Parker (1920)
"The extremes are those of overemphasis and absolute neglect. The extreme of overemphasis of quizzing and testing is found in the common practice of using ..."

2. Social Change with Respect to Culture and Original Nature by William Fielding Ogburn (1922)
"THE overemphasis OF THE BIOLOGICAL FACTOR Popular tendency to confuse the cultural and the psychological or, as Kroeber phrases it, the social and the ..."

3. The Educational Director by Beulah Elfreth Kennard (1918)
"Chapter X STUDY OF THE PROCESS OF SELLING Danger of overemphasis on Process of Selling " The sale is the thing" seems to have been the motto of all who have ..."

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