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Synonyms for exaggeration
ɪgˌzædʒ əˈreɪ ʃənex·ag·ger·a·tion

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  1. exaggerationnoun

    hyperbole, overstatement

  2. exaggerationnoun

    The act of heaping or piling up.

    overstatement, hyperbole

  3. exaggerationnoun

    The act of exaggerating; the act of doing or representing in an excessive manner; a going beyond the bounds of truth, reason, or justice; a hyperbolical representation; hyperbole; overstatement.

    overstatement, hyperbole

  4. exaggerationnoun

    A representation of things beyond natural life, in expression, beauty, power, vigor.

    overstatement, hyperbole

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. exaggeration

    A caricature is a grotesque exaggeration of striking features or peculiarities, generally of a person; a burlesque treats any subject in an absurd or incongruous manner. A burlesque is written or acted; a caricature is more commonly in sketch or picture. A parody changes the subject, but keeps the style; a travesty keeps the subject, but changes the style; a burlesque does not hold itself to either subject or style; but is content with a general resemblance to what it may imitate. A caricature, parody, or travesty must have an original; a burlesque may be an independent composition. An account of a schoolboys' quarrel after the general manner of Homer's Iliad would be a burlesque; the real story of the Iliad told in newspaper style would be a travesty. An extravaganza is a fantastic composition, musical, dramatic, or narrative. Imitation is serious; mimicry is either intentionally or unintentionally comical.

    burlesque, caricature, extravaganza, imitation, mimicry, parody, take-off, travesty

Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes

  1. hyperbole, exaggerationnoun

    extravagant exaggeration

    hyperbole, overstatement, magnification

  2. exaggerationnoun

    the act of making something more noticeable than usual

    "the dance involved a deliberate exaggeration of his awkwardness"

    hyperbole, overstatement, magnification

  3. exaggeration, overstatement, magnificationnoun

    making to seem more important than it really is

    blowup, hyperbole, overstatement, magnification, enlargement

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hyperreal

    Submitted by anonymous on February 28, 2021  
  2. intrigued

    exaggeration is something that you took too far

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. exaggerationnoun

    hyperbole, rant, caricature, extravagant statement, high coloring

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. exaggerationnoun

    overstatement, hyperbole

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

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  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

  2. Pedro Freyre:

    It's no exaggeration to say that this is a historic day, i think it is the right thing to do at the right time.

  3. Hurricane Maria.Mercader:

    We all know that's impossible, that that couldn't happen, we have the data. You all know that is an exaggeration.

  4. Panos Kammenos:

    Citizens should not be scared, there is no blackmail, the banks won't shut, the ATMs will (have cash). All this is exaggeration.

  5. Oleh Syniehubov:

    People, without exaggeration, met our soldiers with tears in their eyes, residents, of course, need help. Most villages do not have electricity or gas. In the near future, we will restore them and bring in humanitarian aid.

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