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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It's an approach unfortunate enough for its oversimplification of complex issues but made even more objectionable for its apparent eagerness to segregate and deride whole groups of people.
The cloud as the [only] answer' is an oversimplification.
The problems arise due to an oversimplification which may have been necessary due to the short length of the article.
15-16) endorsing FDA pregnancy categories and advising prescribers to "select the lowest-risk agents (Category A) first, and use the lowest efficacious dose" are a disservice and oversimplification.
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.
Perhaps this is an oversimplification, but I believe we are paying the consequences of an industry more interested in finding the least costly way to do business and with little appreciation for an experienced and well-trained staff.
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.
The brainchild of Ted Turner and Jane Fonda, the series took a heavy-handed if allegorical approach to environmentalism and was attacked by pundits and media critics for reasons ranging from the debatable (one-sided politics, oversimplification of global economic issues) to the ridiculous (proselytization for paganism, pro-Soviet propaganda).
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.