Definition of exaggerated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzædʒəreɪtɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzædʒəreɪtɪd//
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  1. 1  made to seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is or needs to be to make greatly/grossly/wildly exaggerated claims She has an exaggerated sense of her own importance.
  2. 2  (of an action) done in a way that makes people notice it an exaggerated laugh He looked at me with exaggerated surprise.
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