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hyperbolic (adj.)

1640s in rhetoric (iperbolical is from early 15c.), from Latin hyperbolic, from Greek hyperbolikos "extravagant," from hyperbole "extravagance," literally "a throwing beyond" (see hyperbole). Geometric sense is from 1670s, from hyperbola + -ic. Related: Hyperbolically.

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Definitions of hyperbolic

hyperbolic (adj.)
enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness;
a hyperbolic style
Synonyms: inflated
hyperbolic (adj.)
of or relating to a hyperbola;
hyperbolic functions
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