overemphasise


Also found in: Thesaurus.

overemphasise


Past participle: overemphasised
Gerund: overemphasising

Imperative
overemphasise
overemphasise
Present
I overemphasise
you overemphasise
he/she/it overemphasises
we overemphasise
you overemphasise
they overemphasise
Preterite
I overemphasised
you overemphasised
he/she/it overemphasised
we overemphasised
you overemphasised
they overemphasised
Present Continuous
I am overemphasising
you are overemphasising
he/she/it is overemphasising
we are overemphasising
you are overemphasising
they are overemphasising
Present Perfect
I have overemphasised
you have overemphasised
he/she/it has overemphasised
we have overemphasised
you have overemphasised
they have overemphasised
Past Continuous
I was overemphasising
you were overemphasising
he/she/it was overemphasising
we were overemphasising
you were overemphasising
they were overemphasising
Past Perfect
I had overemphasised
you had overemphasised
he/she/it had overemphasised
we had overemphasised
you had overemphasised
they had overemphasised
Future
I will overemphasise
you will overemphasise
he/she/it will overemphasise
we will overemphasise
you will overemphasise
they will overemphasise
Future Perfect
I will have overemphasised
you will have overemphasised
he/she/it will have overemphasised
we will have overemphasised
you will have overemphasised
they will have overemphasised
Future Continuous
I will be overemphasising
you will be overemphasising
he/she/it will be overemphasising
we will be overemphasising
you will be overemphasising
they will be overemphasising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overemphasising
you have been overemphasising
he/she/it has been overemphasising
we have been overemphasising
you have been overemphasising
they have been overemphasising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overemphasising
you will have been overemphasising
he/she/it will have been overemphasising
we will have been overemphasising
you will have been overemphasising
they will have been overemphasising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overemphasising
you had been overemphasising
he/she/it had been overemphasising
we had been overemphasising
you had been overemphasising
they had been overemphasising
Conditional
I would overemphasise
you would overemphasise
he/she/it would overemphasise
we would overemphasise
you would overemphasise
they would overemphasise
Past Conditional
I would have overemphasised
you would have overemphasised
he/she/it would have overemphasised
we would have overemphasised
you would have overemphasised
they would have overemphasised
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overemphasise - place special or excessive emphasis on; "I cannot overemphasize the importance of this book"
exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overstate, amplify, magnify, overdraw - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Some institutions overemphasise it, others do not apply it at all, while some relax it and ask the scholars to pass the test designed by the resident professors of respective departments.
In fact, JCorp should not overemphasise profit like private developers, he said, adding that for example, if the government were to alienate land to JCorp land at low rates, it should offer lower house prices than that of private developers.
One indeed cannot overemphasise the importance both financial and otherwise of Indo-Pak series and for this reason the PCB's top hierarchy has repeatedly asked the Indian side to set aside their political differences for the sake of game.
I cannot overemphasise the word 'potential' enough, given our recent history.
Steven Bott, associate at Vail Williams, said: "Today we take tall office blocks for granted, but, according to historians and commentators, it is hard to overemphasise what a big impact the first ones had on the workers who occupied them and the people who saw them.
She said: "I cannot overemphasise the importance of flu vaccinations."
Simon Talbot from the fire service said: "This family was extremely lucky to escape unharmed - I cannot overemphasise the importance of having working smoke alarms fitted in your home.
Kelly's lawyers had asked the judge to bar jurors from reviewing the graphic video, saying they worried jurors would overemphasise one piece of evidence.
Mintzberg argues that MBA programmes overemphasise analysis and denigrate experience.