overemphasis

[oh-ver-em-fuh-sis]
noun
excessive or undue emphasis.

Origin:
1895–1900; over- + emphasis

overemphatic [oh-ver-em-fat-ik] , adjective
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overemphasize or overemphasise (ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəˌsaɪz)
 
vb
to give excessive emphasis or prominence to (something)
 
overemphasise or overemphasise
 
vb
 
over'emphasis or overemphasise
 
n

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Example sentences
Concludes there is an overemphasis of the factual base of science.
At times there can be an overemphasis on problem behavior, risk factors and pathology.
Statistics bear out the futility of the overemphasis of collegiate preparation at the elementary and secondary levels.
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