Hyperbolic Definition

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adjective
Of, having the nature of, or using hyperbole; exaggerated or exaggerating.
Webster's New World
Of, or having the form of, a hyperbola.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to a geometric system in which two or more lines can be drawn through any point in a plane and not intersect a given line in the plane.
American Heritage
Designating or of any of a set of six functions (hyperbolic sine, hyperbolic cosine, etc.) related to the hyperbola in a manner similar to that by which the trigonometric functions are related to the circle.
Webster's New World
The definition of hyperbolic is something that has been exaggerated or enlarged beyond what is reasonable.
An example of something that would be described as hyperbolic is a reaction by a person that is completely out-of-proportion to the events occurring.
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