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Synonyms for overgeneralize

draw too general a conclusion

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Prosodic deviations (in Versions 1 and 3): overgeneralisation of falling intonation; monotonous delivery; reversed stress order; less stressed/unstressed distinction within words; less differentiation in stress and in syllable duration between stressed and unstressed elements in a sentence; inappropriate pauses.
The most frequent error was either the overgeneralisation of a cross-multiplication algorithm or the overgeneralisation of the division algorithm (Benander & Clement, 1985).
The overgeneralisation of the division algorithm stems from the conflict between the visual and the algorithmic approach to fraction operations (Driscoll, 1982)--students are literally unable to see how the algorithm works.
She emphasised that in order to remove these negative misconceptions, people have to talk and learn about each other, to ask questions to understand the other person's culture, moving away from overgeneralisations and stereotyping.
There were also overgeneralisations such as "they [adults] were originally taught to do it [divide fractions] routinely, without understanding".
What a complete and utter mess of an article; full of overgeneralisations, racist speculation, and falsities.
A specific framework consisting of the identification of myths, stories, disjunctures, glosses, and overgeneralisations used by participants can assist researchers in deriving themes.
Interpretations based on widely spaced data points are potentially less representative and reliable and, as a consequence, tend to be prone more to speculative overgeneralisations regarding the nature of prehistoric settlement.