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exaggeration

367 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɛɡzˌad͡ʒəɹˈe͡ɪʃən], [ɛɡzˌad‍ʒəɹˈe‍ɪʃən], [ɛ_ɡ_z_ˌa_dʒ_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Synonyms for Exaggeration:

exaggeration (noun)

aggrandizement, burlesque, caricature, distortion, embellishment, hyperbole, overdevelopment, overestimation, overstatement, overvaluation.

misrepresentation (noun)

cartoon, counterfeit, fake, farce, lampoon, misrepresentation, parody, satire, spoof, takeoff, travesty.

overestimation (noun)

embroidery, hyperbola, over-appraisal.

Other synonyms and related words:

Extravagancy, Immoderacy, Puffery, abandon, aberration, abstractionism, abuse of terms, accelerando, acceleration, accession, accretion, affectation, aggrandisement, aggravation, amplification, anamorphosis, ascent, augmentation, bad likeness, balderdash, ballyhoo, baloney, beefing up, big talk, blague, blarney, blowing up, blowup, bluff, boast, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, bounce, boundlessness, brag, braggardism, bragging, bravado, bull, buncombe, bunkum, canard, caricatura, cock-and-bull story, coloring, colouring, command of language, concealment, concentration, concoction, condensation, confabulation, consolidation, crake, crock, daub, daubing, deceit, deepening, deformation, development, dilatation, dilation, dispersion, dissembling, dissimulation, egregiousness, elaboration, emphasis, empty talk, enhancement, enlargement, enormousness, equivocation, evasion, exacerbation, exaggerate, exaggerated, exaltation, exasperation, excess, excessiveness, exorbitance, exorbitancy, expansion, explosion, expression of ideas, expressionism, extension, extravagance, extravagant exaggeration, extravaganza, extreme, extremes, extremism, extremity, exuberance, fabrication, fabulousness, fairy tale, fallacy, false coloring, false colors, false construction, false swearing, falsehood, falsification, falsifying, falsity, fancy, fanfaronade, fantasy, farfetched story, farrago, fashion, feeling for words, fencing, fib, fiction, figure, figure of speech, fine talking, fish story, flam, flight of fancy, flimflam, flood tide, flourish, forgery, form of speech, fraud, frill, fustian, gain, garbling, garnish, gas, gasconade, ghost story, giantism, gibberish, gigantism, gilding, gloss, gluttony, grace of expression, grandiloquence, growth, half-truth, heating-up, heightening, heroics, high coloring, highfalutin, highfaluting, hogwash, hot air, huckstering, hyperbolism, hypertrophy, image, imagination, imitation, immoderateness, immoderation, inaccuracy, incontinence, increase, increment, inflation, information explosion, injustice, inordinacy, inordinance, inordinateness, intemperance, intemperateness, intensification, inundation, invention, irony, jacboasting, jactancy, jactitation, jargon, jazz, legal fiction, lie, line, literary style, litotes, little white lie, lying, magnification, magniloquence, manner, manner of speaking, mannerism, mare's nest, men in buckram, mendacity, miscoloring, misconstruction, misdrawing, misjudgment, mispainting, misquotation, misreport, misstatement, misteaching, mockery, mode, mode of expression, monstrousness, moonshine, mystification, nimiety, no meaning, nonrealism, nonsense, optimism, outrageousness, overappraisal, overassessment, overcalculation, overdrawing, overemphasis, overestimate, overflowing, overgreatness, overgrowth, overindulgence, overkill, overlargeness, overmuch, overmuchness, overpass, overrating, overreaction, overreckoning, overrun, overrunning, overspreading, peculiarity, perjury, personal style, perversion, perversion of truth, pessimism, pessimist, pickup, pious fiction, population explosion, pretense, pretension, pretensions, pretentiousness, prevarication, prodigality, produce, product, profit, profligacy, puff, quibble, radicalism, rant, redoubling, reinforcement, rhetoric, ridicule, rise, rodomontade, romance, romanticization, sarcasm, scratch, self-delusion, sensationalism, sense of language, shaggy dog story, shuffling, sign painting, simulation, slanting, slight stretching, speedup, spoofing, spread, spread-eagleism, step up, step-up, story, strain, straining, strengthening, stretch, stretching, stuff, style, stylistic analysis, stylistics, suggestio falsi, superiority, superlative, suppressio veri, suppression of truth, surplus, take off, tale, tall story, tall tale, tall talk, taradiddle, teratology, tightening, tinsel, too much, too-muchness, traveler's tale, trick, trope, trumped-up story, twaddle, twisting, unconscionableness, understatement, undueness, unreasonableness, unrestrainedness, untruth, vanity, vaporing, vaunt, vein, venditation, vulgarization, way, white lie, whopper, worsening, yarn.

Rhymes for Exaggeration:

  1. facilitation, vilification, annotation, democratization, evaporation, destabilization, emancipation, infestation, disputation, amplification, importation, donation, incantation, gravitation, incarnation, bifurcation, vaporization, disintegration, evacuation, saturation, arbitration, substantiation, profanation, respiration, miscreation, constipation, disorganization, reforestation, dehumanization, incorporation, communization, malformation, confirmation, proclamation, inundation, declaration, criminalization, indication, appreciation, equitation, installation, irrigation, maximization, perpetuation, lubrication, rotation, publication, evocation, delegation, exasperation, reexamination, discrimination, experimentation, liquidation, formulation, categorization, mummification, palpitation, argumentation, vaccination, justification, pagination, culmination, mitigation, animation, segmentation, magnification, germination, dramatization, desalinization, generalization, confiscation, intimidation, simplification, relaxation, orchestration, repudiation, recitation, correlation, delineation, calibration, reunification, legalization, permutation, colonization, misinterpretation, excommunication, punctuation, indignation, resuscitation, examination, discontinuation, menstruation, ordination, combination, alteration, desalination, liberation, resignation, flirtation, ventilation, decentralization, inhalation, socialization, dilatation, dissociation, overvaluation, tabulation, expiration, exacerbation, elongation, devaluation, designation, nullification, self-congratulation, admiration, hesitation, edification, aviation, consideration, affirmation, impersonation, instrumentation, gratification, recantation, amelioration, emigration, agitation, toleration, corporation, croatian, illustration, deliberation, consecration, fixation, sophistication, dehydration, conversation, premeditation, vacillation, corroboration, gradation, differentiation, deformation, reformation, dissertation, quotation, revelation, unification, conflagration, ornamentation, intimation, provocation, globalization, insinuation, demonization, dislocation, compilation, decontamination, manifestation, litigation, consolidation, strangulation, deviation, continuation, habitation, notation, trepidation, negotiation, congratulation, vacation, authorization, disembarkation, pasteurization, disorientation, perspiration, granulation, evaluation, oxidation, divination, conjugation, inflation, tribulation, localization, recommendation, calculation, reaffirmation, remuneration, commendation, miscalculation, approximation, monopolization, oscillation, defamation, classification, instigation, coloration, infiltration, assassination, detonation, conglomeration, consternation, allocation, visualization, emanation, obligation, falsification, conciliation, federation, renovation, figuration, location, negation, inauguration, vocation, maturation, jubilation, aspiration, demobilization, affectation, confrontation, imitation, automation, registration, coagulation, implementation, sedimentation, deification, emulation, repatriation, appellation, contamination, subordination, operation, communication, codification, documentation, education, desolation, mutation, equalization, innovation, miniaturization, triangulation, integration, regulation, rehabilitation, perforation, inclination, domestication, inactivation, reputation, segregation, duration, representation, liberalization, gyration, congregation, levitation, elimination, authentication, sanitation, characterization, personification, urbanization, solicitation, deregulation, renunciation, specification, overpopulation, confederation, fluoridation, reincarnation, reorganization, cohabitation, preoccupation, machination, misappropriation, imputation, certification, foliation, implication, refutation, commercialization, hallucination, privation, expropriation, incrustation, salvation, medication, gestation, exhumation, usurpation, confabulation, nonproliferation, ostentation, transplantation, stipulation, improvisation, distillation, population, estimation, demonstration, narration, meditation, plantation, summation, decoration, masturbation, adjudication, incoordination, information, stabilization, relation, assimilation, excavation, degradation, legislation, collectivization, relocation, formation, indentation, simulation, invocation, misapplication, echolocation, suffocation, valuation, graduation, insulation, ionization, fluctuation, industrialization, intonation, diversification, imagination, connotation, variation, fragmentation, inoculation, libration, modernization, electrification, preparation, temptation, corp, vibration, incarceration, demoralization, cremation, implantation, occupation, fortification, enumeration, presentation, origination, desegregation, reiteration, sensation, revitalization, exploitation, prostration, pollination, frustration, cooperation, radiation, mediation, explanation, irritation, agglomeration, duplication, pacification, magnetization, eradication, regeneration, adaptation, interpretation, recreation, sanctification, anticipation, deportation, consummation, organization, privatization, exhortation, violation, deforestation, orientation, annexation, transformation, denunciation, titillation, purification, elaboration, separation, modulation, amalgamation, vegetation, incubation, determination, stalinization, protestation, mobilization, ovation, transportation, demarcation, utilization, fabrication, allegation, starvation, discoloration, flotation, isolation, aggravation, procrastination, dissipation, dilation, reconsideration, pigmentation, ejaculation, amputation, application, annihilation, humiliation, moderation, marginalization, ratification, embarkation, specialization, refrigeration, glorification, alleviation, neutralization, derivation, irradiation, affiliation, realization, invitation, altercation, restoration, ovulation, intoxication, organisation, inhabitation, fumigation, reallocation, condemnation, motivation, dissemination, naturalization, elevation, indemnification, clarification, insubordination, immigration, equivocation, navigation, association, reconciliation, expatriation, illumination, ossification, precipitation, contemplation, disinflation, initiation, ministration, approbation, hybridization, limitation, concatenation, rectification, oration, civilization, vulgarization, destination, molestation, deprivation, disinclination, incrimination, capitulation, extermination, rejuvenation, retaliation, qualification, augmentation, stimulation, appropriation, manipulation, sedation, fascination, expectation, victimization, collaboration, foundation, obfuscation, alienation, multiplication, elation, exfoliation, propagation, condensation, validation, desiccation, complication, speculation, undervaluation, harmonization, hibernation, revocation, generation, cogitation, denomination, remediation, reservation, participation, inflammation, dictation, invalidation, reinvigoration, identification, infatuation, reverberation, escalation, dispensation, decapitation, coronation, retardation, rumination, conservation, consolation, concentration, cancellation, damnation, visitation, sterilization, unionization, desecration, degeneration, predestination, exhilaration, deflation, inspiration, hospitalization, procreation, sequestration, interrogation, impregnation, depreciation, articulation, exploration, celebration, perturbation, reclamation, depredation, verification, revaluation, prognostication, modification, amortization, taxation, creation, fermentation, configuration, desperation, stagnation, ramification, deceleration, dedication, constellation, nomination, popularization, normalization, subsidization, exoneration, situation, westernization, translation, exhalation, notification, polarization, nationalization, rationalization, compensation, adulation, denationalization, avocation, coordination, dalmatian, consultation, vindication, proliferation, investigation, glaciation, recuperation, incapacitation, convocation, fertilization, commemoration, lactation, mechanization, devastation, computation, observation, quantification, excitation, domination, accumulation, exclamation, immunization, centralization, termination, optimization, cultivation, adoration, reparation, preservation, standardization, replication, misrepresentation, pronunciation;
  2. station, ration, nation;
  3. castration, cetacean, causation, alsatian, carnation, cessation, citation;
  4. abrogation, activation, aberration, abdication, accusation, acclimation;
  5. acceleration, abbreviation, accommodation, accreditation, abomination;
  6. capitalization, alphabetization;
  7. demilitarization, decriminalization, americanization;
  8. internationalization;

Quotes for Exaggeration:

  1. I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments. Friedrich August von Hayek.
  2. It is not an exaggeration to say that play is as basic to your child's total development as good food, cleanliness, and rest. Joanne E. Oppenheim.
  3. It is an exaggeration to call the Hamas and Islamic Jihad announcement a military alliance. It is rather a message that our people are united in the face of Israeli aggression. Ahmed Yassin.