overemphasis overemphasis

Definition(s):

  • (n) too much emphasis

Usage(s):

  1. Obama denounces what he sees as a news media overemphasis on scenes of angry health care protesters in Montana town hall Friday.
  2. The problem with the old study, the researchers believe, was its overemphasis on dogs and its use of living species alone.
  3. It was overemphasis on temporal power, says Sugrue, that led to the Protestant Reformation.

News

  • Albrecht publishes book on 'Coaching Myths' in youth sports

    From handling conflicts with overinvolved parents to placing an overemphasis on winning to punishing athletes for mistakes, Rick Albrecht writes about 15 sports myths in a book geared toward parents, administrators and coaches. read more
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Sanilac County News

Quotes

  1. "I think there's maybe an overemphasis on playing or preparing for a place that you've been before-really, the focus is on playing a team," Mendenhall said.
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Bronco Mendenhall Source: Monterey County Herald

  2. "The question here, in my view, is whether or not we've neglected Pakistan and Afghanistan because of our overemphasis on Iraq," said Sen. Russ Feingold, a Wisconsin Democrat.
    on Jan 31, 2008 By: Russ Feingold Source: Reuters

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