overaccentuate

verb over·ac·cen·tu·ate \ ˌō-vər-ik-ˈsen(t)-shə-ˌwāt , -ak- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overaccentuate

overaccentuated; overaccentuating
transitive verb
: to accentuate or emphasize (something) too much
  • overaccentuated their differences while ignoring their similarities

First Known Use of overaccentuate

1870


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