over-exaggerated vs exaggerated : Common Errors in English

About over-exaggerated vs exaggerated

“Over-exaggerated” is a redundancy. If something is exaggerated, it’s already overstressed.

exaggerated Meaning(s)

  • (s) represented as greater than is true or reasonable
  • (s) enlarged to an abnormal degree

exaggerated in News

  1. ‘This Is The End’s Soundtrack Features Hip Hop And James Franco’s Band

    Before its theatrical release the stars of This Is The End had critics wondering how meta can the film possibly get? Well, it looks like the play on their personalities extends past the film and into the soundtrack. In This Is The End we’re given an exaggerated version into the lives of Seth Rogen, James [...] ‘This Is The End’s Soundtrack Features Hip Hop And James Franco’s Band is a post from ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Hilton guests may still get room service

    The demise of room service may be exaggerated.Sure, it's true that hotels appear to be scaling back or eliminating options. The New York Hilton Midtown made the news last week for its plans to discontinue its food and drink service to rooms in August. It follows in the footsteps of Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, which did so last fall.Nationwide, according to Smith Travel Research ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NBC NEWS

  3. 5 great ways to say 'Tebow' on ESPN

    49 Seconds In: With the exaggerated enunciation and palpable loathing -- of self and circumstance and a great many other things -- usually heard only at moments when the voiceover guy from the TMZ television show is called upon to set-up an upskirt photograph of Teri Hatcher.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Philly.com

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