oversimplification


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an act of excessive simplification

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a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)

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Well, I'm sure she sees a lot more death than I ever will (not that I'm complaining) and she would hardly be the first expert to accuse a journalist of oversimplification, but my book never judges how others decide to die, arguing instead that we all have the right to choose our own "good death.
In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Ambassador Said T Jawad said the use of Af-Pak (Afghanistan and Pakistan) was oversimplification of the problem.
Marjan Lucas said the Afghan -Pak policy is oversimplification of the real situation in the region and cautioned that although it seems to focus on the problems of Afghanistan and Pakistan, on the inside it includes the interests of China, Russia and Iran.
One trend is toward greater intellectual interest in Islam; the other trend is toward hostility and oversimplification, he said, adding he is concerned about "articles and coverage that have become increasingly adversarial and antagonistic, painting all Muslims and Islam with the same black brush.
To say obesity is just about eating too much and not exercising enough is an oversimplification of a complex health issue," said Anne Warhover, president and chief executive officer of the Colorado Health Foundation.
Although that might be a slight oversimplification, the answer, apparently, is yes.
Out of this categorization, eleven dimensions of perceptual alteration have emerged that include: relative size expansion, involution, alteration of figure/ground, alteration of boundaries, movement, greater intensity of color and light, oversimplification, symbolic depiction, abstraction, fragmentation/disorganization and distortion.
That is an oversimplification of one of the many amendments blocking the passage of the bill in the Senate, to be sure.
It's an oversimplification to say that only players from Champions League clubs can play for England.
At times, her assertions come across as an oversimplification or overgeneralization, particularly her discussion on "Catholic Women's Reality" in Chapter Four.
At the serious risk of oversimplification, I would state her case in this way: For Jews God was not available to human eyesight (anyone who saw God would die [Exod 33:20]).
shtml on your website, the definition given for polyamory as the relationship of committed individuals of groups of three or more is a substantial oversimplification of the relationship model.
With respect to the HIV advocates and leaders in the prevention community who contributed to the article, I think it is a gross oversimplification to state that the practice of engaging in unprotected sex (anal or otherwise) is due to a need to seroconvert and get it over with, due to being part of a "down-low" mentality, or due to discomfort with condoms.
The Marketing Theory of communication is especially prevalent in corporations today; it's based on the common belief that brevity, repetition, oversimplification and hyperbole are the key to good communication.
Douglas Clinton, (June 2006) discuss the dangers of oversimplification here.