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Synonyms for overgeneralize

draw too general a conclusion

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Dobish (2003) "The contribution of emotion perceptions and their overgeneralizations to trait impressions".
In this remark, Chinese participant was very careful and avoided overgeneralization or stereotyping by using "sometimes", "some lower class, uneducated parents.
Even though the diagram is an abridgement (vertically and horizontally) and overgeneralization (having only duple structures), it saves time and avoids confusion.
same, and we need to carefully avoid overgeneralization or exaggeration
mainstreaming), an overgeneralization of the clinical needs within the "extraordinary experience" population, and the exclusion of spiritual experiences or spiritual factors.
Such interrelation broke the Chinese/Western binary mode, so that contemporary Sinologists believe that the emphasis of the essential difference is prone to overgeneralization (Sun 35-36).
Taking it from this point of view, we cannot end up with the overgeneralization that all Turkish universities are involved in corruption," Ecetinsaya noted.
However, this distinction between low and high frequencies is an overgeneralization.
This representation that the youth in the counties aren't getting this care," he said, "I think that's an overgeneralization.
In this statement, the Consumers Union is guilty of oversimplification and overgeneralization.
We hear so many complaints from lighting folks about the inaccuracies and overgeneralization of energy models, but so often we see that this is caused by the modeler's lack of understanding of the lighting and controls design, and the lighting designer's lack of understanding of the input that goes into the model.
The first likely explanation for some the language irregularities identified in the usage of the women is the unconscious overgeneralization of certain morphological "rules.
Nevertheless, informant overgeneralization is unlikely to be the main source of this homogeneity, not least because nursing prescriptions reveal several regional clusters within central Nage itself.
One of Mertha's weaknesses, however, is his overgeneralization of his argument.