Hyperbolical



[hahy-per-bol-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈbɒl ɪk/

adjective
1.
having the nature of hyperbole; exaggerated.
2.
using hyperbole; exaggerating.
3.
Mathematics.

/ˌhaɪpəˈbɒlɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a hyperbola
2.
(rhetoric) of or relating to a hyperbole
adj.

1640s (iperbolical is from early 15c.), from Greek hyperbolikos “extravagant,” from hyperbole “extravagance,” literally “a throwing beyond” (see hyperbole). Geometric sense is from 1670s. Related: Hyperbolically.

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