Exaggeration Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Exaggeration

Exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally (Ex: He's as strong as an ox.)
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A statement that twists fact; a misrepresentation.
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A parody or stylistic imitation.
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(Idiomatic) A major fuss over a trivial matter.
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(Idiomatic) A lot of fuss about something trivial.
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Something that embellishes; a decoration.
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An act of puffing.
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Exaggerated or extravagant claims made especially in advertising or promotional material:
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An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
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(Uncountable) The use of hyperbole
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An exaggeration; a statement in excess of what is reasonable.
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The act or an instance of exaggerating
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The process of enlarging the size of something, as an optical image.
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Calculation producing too large a result.
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The act or art of embroidering.
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Erroneous or false representation; an unfair or dishonest account or exposition; a false statement: as, to injure one's character by misrepresentations.
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A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
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The use of strongly emotional subject matter, or wildly dramatic style, language, or artistic expression, that is intended to shock, startle, thrill, excite, etc.
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The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.
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An act or process which applies color.
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In commercial law, abusing one’s superior bargaining power to take unfair advantage of another through fraudulent practices. Synonymous with fraud.
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The destructive use of military force beyond the amount needed to destroy an enemy.
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The ability to fly:
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(Idiomatic) An idea, narrative, suggestion, etc. which is extremely imaginative and which appears to be entirely unrealistic, untrue, or impractical; thinking which is very speculative.
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Something, such as an invention, that is a creation of the fancy.
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(Idiomatic) A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language.
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(Informal) A long, often elaborate narrative of real or fictitious adventures; an entertaining tale.
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A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
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Knowingly false statement or wilful misrepresentation
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The definition of an enhancement is an add-on or improvement that makes something better.
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The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
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Antonyms for Exaggeration

(Mathematics) The process of finding the minimum value of a function.
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overstatement, embellishment
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The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness
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(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
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That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or "˜genuine' reality.
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Words Related to Exaggeration

The definition of a lie is a false statement.
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An increasing or becoming increased
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Find another word for exaggeration. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for exaggeration, like: minimization, hyperbole, caricature, understatement, unembellishment, distortion, accuracy, reduction, travesty, tempest-in-a-teapot and much-ado-about-nothing.