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

 

oversimplification

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˌsɪmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˌsɪmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
[countable, usually singular, uncountable]
 
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a description of a situation, a problem, etc. that is too simple and that ignores some of the facts This is a gross oversimplification of the facts. compare simplification