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ˈoʊ vərˈbloʊnoverblown

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  1. overblownadjective


  2. overblownadjective

    Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.

    They went all that way just to be in some overblown conference?


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  1. grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentousadjective

    puffed up with vanity

    "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek

    prodigious, papal, foreboding(a), tall, episcopal, portentous, grandiloquent, apostolic, pontifical, fateful, pompous, ceremonious, magniloquent, apostolical

    unpretentious, immature

  2. overblownadjective

    past the stage of full bloom

    "overblown roses"

    portentous, grandiloquent, pompous, pontifical

    immature, unpretentious

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  1. Utah Rep. Ben McAdams:

    This is not overblown, this is very serious -- I'm 45, I'm in good health, and it has knocked me down, and so we need to follow these guidelines to slow the spread of this. This is going to be bad.

  2. Elkin Abramowitz:

    The whole brouhaha here is overblown to the point where there are cynical suggestions offered for the plain and simple truth that the chamber wanted only to release accurate information that they believed was totally unassailable, the chamber was never satisfied that the numbers that they were getting from D.O.H. were accurate. The chamber responded to the D.O.J. request with what they deemed to be totally accurate numbers. They didn’t want to have a public debate about other numbers at the same time.

  3. Steven Taylor:

    On the one hand it creates increased anxiety among those who doubt the truth is being told, and on the other it increases the number of people who think the whole thing is overblown.

  4. Elizabeth Tanzi:

    For some people, there is a perception that the sun is healthy and that maybe the risk of skin cancer has been overblown, but once it happens to a patient and they go through treatment for skin cancer, they are more likely to take precautions.

  5. Deutsche Bank:

    We came to the view it was overblown. It's not a fraud.

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