exaggerated vs overdone what difference

what is difference between exaggerated and overdone

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzæ.dʒəˌɹeɪ.tɪd/, /ɛɡ-/

Adjective

exaggerated (comparative more exaggerated, superlative most exaggerated)

  1. That has been described as greater than it actually is; abnormally increased or enlarged.

Derived terms

  • unexaggerated

Translations

Verb

exaggerated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of exaggerate


English

Etymology

From Middle English overdon, from Old English oferdōn, equivalent to over- +‎ done.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ovəɹˈdʌn/

Adjective

overdone (comparative more overdone, superlative most overdone)

  1. Cooked too much.
  2. Exaggerated.
  3. Repeated too often; hackneyed.

Verb

overdone

  1. past participle of overdo

Further reading

  • Webster, Noah (1828), “overdone”, in An American Dictionary of the English Language
  • overdone at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • done over

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