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overpraise

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

excessive praise
  • the piano instructor believes in encouraging her students but avoids any overpraise that might make them complacent

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overpraise

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of overpraise (Entry 2 of 2)

to praise too much
  • proud parents are likely to overpraise their children for their earnest efforts at making handicrafts

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“Overpraise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overpraise. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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