oversimplified


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o·ver·sim·pli·fy

 (ō′vər-sĭm′plə-fī′)
v. o·ver·sim·pli·fied, o·ver·sim·pli·fy·ing, o·ver·sim·pli·fies
v.tr.
To simplify to the point of causing misrepresentation, misconception, or error.
v.intr.
To cause distortion or error by extreme simplification of a subject.

o′ver·sim′pli·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
o′ver·sim′pli·fi′er n.

oversimplified

(ˌəʊvəˈsɪmplɪfaɪd)
adj
simplified to the point of distortion or error
Translations

oversimplified

[ˌəʊvərˈsɪmplɪfaɪd] adjschématique
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