overemphasis

noun
over·em·pha·sis | \ˌō-vər-ˈem(p)-fə-səs \
plural overemphases\ˌō-vər-ˈem(p)-fə-ˌsēz \

Definition of overemphasis 

: an excessive amount or degree of emphasis F. Scott Fitzgeralds's novels and Eugene O'Neill's plays exposed America's overemphasis on money and success.— Mary Beth Norton et al. … an overemphasis on design at the expense of function.— Walt Mossberg

First Known Use of overemphasis

1858, in the meaning defined above

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