oversimplification definition

  • noun:
    • a description that excludes information in the interests of brevity, or of creating the reason or presentation clear to see.
    • The process of making such a description.
    • a simplification that goes past an acceptable limit (to the point of misrepresentation)
    • an act of extortionate simplification; the act of making anything appear simpler than it really is

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