oversimplified, oversimplifies, oversimplifying
To simplify to the point of distortion, as by ignoring essential details.
Webster's New World
To cause distortion or error by extreme simplification of a subject.
To oversimplify is to take a subject and reduce it down to such a simple explanation that some meaning is lost.
When you try to explain a complicated economic concept and you lose such simple terms that you distort the meaning of the economic concept, this is an example of when you oversimplify.
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