Definition of overemphasis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overemphasis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərˈemfəsɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈemfəsɪs//
 
 
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[uncountable, singular] overemphasis (on something) too much emphasis or importance an overemphasis on curing illness rather than preventing it
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