AskDefine | Define exaggerated

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exaggerated adj
1 represented as greater than is true or reasonable; "an exaggerated opinion of oneself" [syn: overdone, overstated]
2 enlarged to an abnormal degree; "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes" [syn: magnified, enlarged]
3 enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; "had an exaggerated (or inflated) opinion of himself"; "a hyperbolic style" [syn: hyperbolic, inflated]

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  1. That has been described as greater than it actually is.


that has been described as greater than it actually is


  1. past of exaggerate

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