Usage examples for Overrated

  1. I know that the bracing influence of a holy cause has been tremendously overrated, for under the laugh I felt myself pass into a status of universal shrinking until I feared that I might entirely disappear, leaving a wonder about the empty saddle. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post
  2. When the morning dawned, the wives begged to be taken home, convinced that the charms of camping- out were greatly overrated. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  3. I believe myself that both Mabel and Lucy overrated Francis Lingen's attentions. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  4. Yet he has, no doubt, overrated the one and underrated the other. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  5. As time went on, he resumed, the new partner found that the value of the business at Antwerp had been greatly overrated. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins