overgeneralise


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overgeneralise


Past participle: overgeneralised
Gerund: overgeneralising

Imperative
overgeneralise
overgeneralise
Present
I overgeneralise
you overgeneralise
he/she/it overgeneralises
we overgeneralise
you overgeneralise
they overgeneralise
Preterite
I overgeneralised
you overgeneralised
he/she/it overgeneralised
we overgeneralised
you overgeneralised
they overgeneralised
Present Continuous
I am overgeneralising
you are overgeneralising
he/she/it is overgeneralising
we are overgeneralising
you are overgeneralising
they are overgeneralising
Present Perfect
I have overgeneralised
you have overgeneralised
he/she/it has overgeneralised
we have overgeneralised
you have overgeneralised
they have overgeneralised
Past Continuous
I was overgeneralising
you were overgeneralising
he/she/it was overgeneralising
we were overgeneralising
you were overgeneralising
they were overgeneralising
Past Perfect
I had overgeneralised
you had overgeneralised
he/she/it had overgeneralised
we had overgeneralised
you had overgeneralised
they had overgeneralised
Future
I will overgeneralise
you will overgeneralise
he/she/it will overgeneralise
we will overgeneralise
you will overgeneralise
they will overgeneralise
Future Perfect
I will have overgeneralised
you will have overgeneralised
he/she/it will have overgeneralised
we will have overgeneralised
you will have overgeneralised
they will have overgeneralised
Future Continuous
I will be overgeneralising
you will be overgeneralising
he/she/it will be overgeneralising
we will be overgeneralising
you will be overgeneralising
they will be overgeneralising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overgeneralising
you have been overgeneralising
he/she/it has been overgeneralising
we have been overgeneralising
you have been overgeneralising
they have been overgeneralising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overgeneralising
you will have been overgeneralising
he/she/it will have been overgeneralising
we will have been overgeneralising
you will have been overgeneralising
they will have been overgeneralising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overgeneralising
you had been overgeneralising
he/she/it had been overgeneralising
we had been overgeneralising
you had been overgeneralising
they had been overgeneralising
Conditional
I would overgeneralise
you would overgeneralise
he/she/it would overgeneralise
we would overgeneralise
you would overgeneralise
they would overgeneralise
Past Conditional
I would have overgeneralised
you would have overgeneralised
he/she/it would have overgeneralised
we would have overgeneralised
you would have overgeneralised
they would have overgeneralised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overgeneralise - draw too general a conclusion; "It is dangerous to overgeneralize"
extrapolate, generalize, infer, generalise - draw from specific cases for more general cases
References in periodicals archive ?
We must be careful here in Kuwait not to overgeneralise or to identify terrorism with a specific sect or group.
In other words, they distort the probability and overgeneralise it.
So if all you get is negative press, then you overgeneralise, and all of a sudden the Swiss are Nazis.