Example sentences for: overblown

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

  • I'm not sure precisely why you favor the overblown megabookstores over Amazon.

  • I do have one more somber thought, though, because I really am troubled about this, even though I can see no way to let off even a tiny rant without personally contributing to the very problem of which I speak: I do believe the press, and in particular the broadcast press, took leave of its collective senses last weekend when that little plane disappeared--surely not the first time such a thing has happened, but I am afraid that the net result, following day after day of relentless, nonstop, overblown, breathless, self-referential, nearly entirely content-free coverage, has been the transformation of a single publicly shared tragedy into something venomous.

  • He wanted the Principals Committee to decide whether al Qaeda was "a first order threat" or a more modest worry being overblown by "chicken little" alarmists.

  • It looks bad: cluttered surfaces, production design reminiscent of overblown Broadway musicals, editing too fast for the eye to catch up, poor staging of fast action.

  • A few dissenters--such as Fox's Juan Williams--argue that Waco's importance is overblown.


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