Example sentences for: overblown

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

  • The concern over Internet security is somewhat overblown.

  • The Washington correspondent of La Repubblica of Rome began an overblown front-page article as follows: "On the night of American witches--Halloween--right in the nest of American witches--Massachusetts--the spell that swallowed up four aircraft in four years in the same stretch of sky and sea seems to have been beating its wings and to have consumed another 217 lives flying on an Egyptian Boeing."

  • He set up a magazine, Vuelta , to pursue intellectual inquiry free of the Mexican left's more overblown rhetoric.

  • It has overcome its penchant for "overblown, chest-beating angst," according to Rob Sheffield of Rolling Stone , with its most mature album to date, which features clever, self-mocking lyrics and bears the influence of '70s supergroup Led Zeppelin.

  • I really think that we ought to do it, because I think it's far overblown to think that the fact that people buy over the Internet is going to reduce mainstream USA.

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