oversimple

adjective
over·​sim·​ple | \ ˌō-vər-ˈsim-pəl How to pronounce oversimple (audio) \

Definition of oversimple

: too simple : not thoroughgoing or exhaustive oversimple theories

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oversimply \ ˌō-​vər-​ˈsim-​plē How to pronounce oversimply (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of oversimple

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Oversimple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversimple. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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