molehill

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A small mound of earth created by a mole's burrowing underneath the surface of the ground
disapproval If you say that someone is making a mountain out of a molehill, you are critical of them for making an unimportant fact or difficulty seem like a serious one. The British press, making a mountain out of a molehill, precipitated an unnecessary economic crisis. a small pile of earth made by a mole make a mountain out of a molehill mountain
A molehill is a small pile of earth made by a mole digging a tunnel
{n} a hilloc made by a mole
A small mound of earth created by a moles burrowing underneath the surface of the ground
{i} hill of soil made by mole (burrowing rodent)
a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing
A little hillock of earth thrown up by moles working under ground; hence, a very small hill, or an insignificant obstacle or difficulty
make a mountain out of a molehill
To treat a problem as greater than it is; to blow something out of proportion; to exaggerate the importance of something trivial

If you're stuck in traffic, try not to make a mountain out of a molehill worrying about it too much. It could be much worse.

made a mountain out of a molehill
made a big deal out of nothing, was afraid for no reason
make a mountain out of a molehill
{f} exaggerate the importance of something, create a major problem out of a small one, exaggerate a problem
molehills
plural of molehill
molehill

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    mōlhîl

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    /ˈmōlˌhəl/ /ˈmoʊlˌhɪl/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'mOl-"hil ] (noun.) 15th century. From mole + hill.