Exaggerated - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪgˈzædʒəˌretəd|  American pronunciation of the word exaggerated
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzædʒəreɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word exaggerated
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto exaggerate
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto exaggerate

adjective

- represented as greater than is true or reasonable(syn: overdone, overstated)

an exaggerated opinion of oneself

- enlarged to an abnormal degree(syn: enlarged, magnified)

thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes

Examples

He exaggerated his movements so we could see them more clearly.

The revenue figures may be slightly exaggerated.

The danger had been greatly exaggerated.

He made an exaggerated bow.

He spoke with an exaggerated New York accent.

thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes

He exaggerated the importance of his role in the rescue mission.

She made the astute observation that the whole matter had been exaggerated.

At the crack of dawn the snowmobiles would be at work, compacting new snow and planing off exaggerated moguls (bumps).

I know this much, that this story is exaggerated.

the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

he enjoys an exaggerated reputation for probity

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