overemphasis


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o·ver·em·pha·size

 (ō′vər-ĕm′fə-sīz′)
tr. & intr.v. o·ver·em·pha·sized, o·ver·em·pha·siz·ing, o·ver·em·pha·siz·es
To place too much emphasis on or employ too much emphasis.

o′ver·em′pha·sis (-sĭs) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overemphasis - too much emphasis
vehemence, emphasis - intensity or forcefulness of expression; "the vehemence of his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights"
Translations

overemphasis

[ˌəʊvərˈemfəsɪs] Nénfasis m excesivo

overemphasis

over-emphasis [ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəsɪs] n
to put an overemphasis on sth → accorder trop d'importance à qch

overemphasis

[ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəsɪs] n overemphasis on sthimportanza eccessiva data a qc
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Her trained ear detected the weaknesses and exaggerations, the overemphasis of the tyro, and she was instantly aware each time the sentence-rhythm tripped and faltered.
It may also be the key to removing this unintended incentive for an overemphasis on timber harvesting on federal lands, allowing Congress to focus more directly on the balanced and integrated multiple-use management plans now emerging from a long and costly process.
One of the book's strengths is its emphasis on the communal dimension of Christian faith that all too often is eclipsed by an overemphasis on individual salvation, especially in the United States.
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Increasingly I believe that our culture's overemphasis on the wedding day as the pinnacle of one's life impoverishes our understanding of marriage as a lifelong covenant.
Too often today there is an overemphasis on self-praise, and not enough emphasis on praise to God.
Factors influencing students' math achievement included self-perceptions of math competence, teachers' perceptions of students' abilities, and an overemphasis on remediation which left students unchallenged and behind their peers (Fiore, 1999).
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In a review in Sixteenth Century Journal (Fall 2001), Keen worried over the lack of biographical detail and the overemphasis on the three works of Melanchthon mentioned above.