Definition of Overemphasizing:

exaggerate, blow out of proportion

Synonyms of Overemphasizing:

enhance, inflate, aggravate, overstate, overrate, pyramid, color, fudge, dramatize, overdo, embellish, pad, overcharge, overplay, boost, embroider, blow up, overestimate, overdraw, overstress, make mountain of molehill, puff up

Opposite/Antonyms of Overemphasizing:

miniaturize, diminish, play down, weaken, lessen, decrease, simplify

Sentence/Example of Overemphasizing:

I do not think it possible to overemphasize Gourmont's sense of beauty.

The difficulty lies chiefly in the temptation to overemphasize.

We cannot overemphasize the importance of squeezing your trigger.

These examples are rather bald, and overemphasize the method in order to make it clear.

It is practically impossible to overemphasize the importance of the boy's vocational choice.

In general we overemphasize that side of morality which consists in abstinence and not doing wrong.

It would be hard to overemphasize the importance of this particular service which missions are rendering.

Over and under do not ordinarily call for a hyphen; overemphasize, underfed, but over-careful, over-spiritualistic.

Sevčik was in many ways a wonderful teacher, yet inclined to overemphasize the mechanical side of the art.

It is impossible to overemphasize the importance of having a standard method of procedure and to stick to that method.