Example sentences for: overemphasis

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

  • While only one in 10,000 high-school athletes will ever play professionally, 66 percent of black teen-age boys believe they could be pros, and the resulting overemphasis on sports has diverted blacks from educational achievement.

  • In another essay in this issue, Rees similarly questions the overemphasis on basic research in medical schools, posing the question, “why are our institutions not fit for the purpose of improving patients' health?”

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