Example sentences for: overrated

How can you use “overrated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Ihappen to think Marcus is right about the Basement Tapes--they're the exception to the rule of overrated bootlegs.

  • Shaw read it and responded enthusiastically: “I urged as strongly as I could the reprinting of Professor Wilson's treatise in a modestly priced edition baited for the British book market with a preface by myself: an overrated attraction commercially, but one which still imposes on London publishers.”

  • Robert Wise's 1963 original, based on Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House , is overrated, but it manages to evoke the eeriest aspect of Jackson's fiction: the way the characters' neuroses acquire an inexorable life of their own and threaten to eat them alive.

  • "Overrated, overlong and overdue for oblivion," says the Washington Post 's Stephen Hunter.

  • May I add that I find formalism entirely overrated?


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