oversimplify - definition and synonyms

noun [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˌəʊvə(r)ˈsɪmplɪˌfaɪ/
  1. to explain or consider something in a way that makes it seem more simple than it really is

    Your assessment grossly oversimplifies the problem.

derived words

oversimplification

 

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/ˌəʊvə(r)ˌsɪmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularoversimplification
pluraloversimplifications

oversimplified

adjective