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es·ti·ma·tion

 (ĕs′tə-mā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of estimating: Estimation of the storm damage took weeks.
b. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate: the cost estimation is $500.
2. An opinion or judgment: In my estimation, that is a good book.
3. Favorable regard; esteem: held her teacher in high estimation.

estimation

(ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. a considered opinion; judgment: what is your estimation of the situation?.
2. esteem; respect
3. the act of estimating

es•ti•ma•tion

(ˌɛs təˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. judgment or opinion.
2. esteem; respect.
3. approximate calculation; estimate.
[1325–75; < Middle French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.estimation - a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
commercial document, commercial instrument - a document of or relating to commerce
overappraisal, overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation - an appraisal that is too high
2.estimation - the respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability"
esteem, respect, regard - an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
reputation, report - the general estimation that the public has for a person; "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"; "he was a person of bad report"
3.estimation - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worthestimation - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
scalage - estimation of the amount of lumber in a log
figuring, reckoning, calculation, computation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
credit rating, credit - an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
dead reckoning, guessing, guesswork, guess, shot - an estimate based on little or no information
guesstimate, guestimate - an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
overrating, overreckoning, overestimate, overestimation - a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning - an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
4.estimation - a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"; "in my estimation the boy is innocent"
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
appraisal - an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something
capitalisation, capitalization - an estimation of the value of a business

estimation

noun
2. estimate, reckoning, assessment, appreciation, valuation, appraisal, guesstimate (informal), ballpark figure (informal) estimations of pre-tax profits of £12.5 million

estimation

noun
1. The act or result of judging the worth or value of something or someone:
2. A rough or tentative calculation:
3. A feeling of deference, approval, and liking:
Translations
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estimation

[ˌestɪˈmeɪʃən] N
1. (= judgment) → juicio m, opinión f
according to or in my estimationa mi juicio, en mi opinión
what is your estimation of him?¿qué concepto tienes de él?
2. (= esteem) → estima f, aprecio m

estimation

[ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən] n
(= view) → opinion f
in my estimation → à mon avis, selon moi
(= esteem) → estime f
to go down in sb's estimation → baisser dans l'estime de qn
to go up in sb's estimation → monter dans l'estime de qn
(= approximate calculation) → estimation f

estimation

n
Einschätzung f; in my estimationmeiner Einschätzung nach
(= esteem)Achtung f; to hold somebody in high estimationjdn hoch achten, viel von jdm halten; he went up/down in my estimationer ist in meiner Achtung gestiegen/gesunken

estimation

[ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃn] n
a. (judgment) → giudizio
in my estimation → a mio giudizio, a mio avviso
b. (esteem) → stima, opinione f
she has gone up in my estimation → ho maggiore stima di lei

estimate

(ˈestimeit) verb
1. to judge size, amount, value etc, especially roughly or without measuring. He estimated that the journey would take two hours.
2. to form an idea or judgement of how good etc something is. I estimated my chances of escape as very good.
(-mət) noun
a calculation (eg of the probable cost etc of something). He gave us an estimate of the cost of repairing the stonework; a rough estimate.
ˌestiˈmation noun
judgement; opinion. In my estimation, he is the more gifted artist of the two.
References in classic literature ?
Amy rose daily in the estimation of her friend, but he sank in hers, and each felt the truth before a word was spoken.
Had Hawkeye been aware of the low estimation in which the skillful Uncas held his representations, he would probably have prolonged the entertainment a little in pique.
He really seems to have supplanted ME as he has poor Kearney in your estimation.
The high estimation then placed upon the military character might be seen in the lofty port of each individual member of the company.
But that was certainly very coolly done by him, and every one knows that in most people's estimation, to do anything coolly is to do it genteelly.
I should like to conclude the chapter with the above appeal, but cannot, owing to my anxiety to repel a charge often made against whalemen, and which, in the estimation of some already biased minds, might be considered as indirectly substantiated by what has been said of the Frenchman's two whales.
I could see myself rise a foot at a time in Marco's estimation, and when I fetched out those last words I was become a very tower for style and altitude.
Again: if under the sudden anguish of a wound the receiver of it makes a grimace, he falls some degrees in the estimation of his fellows; his corps are ashamed of him: they call him "hare foot," which is the German equivalent for chicken-hearted.
It was the most astonishing speech I ever heard -- and I'm bound to say Tom Sawyer fell considerable in my estimation.
The other member of his pet organization was allowed the like liberty because he was a cipher in the estimation of the public, and nobody attached any importance to what he thought or did.
To amuse her, and be agreeable in her eyes, seemed all that he cared forand Emma, glad to be enlivened, not sorry to be flattered, was gay and easy too, and gave him all the friendly encouragement, the admission to be gallant, which she had ever given in the first and most animating period of their acquaintance; but which now, in her own estimation, meant nothing, though in the judgment of most people looking on it must have had such an appearance as no English word but flirtation could very well describe.
Dashwood's estimation he was as faultless as in Marianne's; and Elinor saw nothing to censure in him but a propensity, in which he strongly resembled and peculiarly delighted her sister, of saying too much what he thought on every occasion, without attention to persons or circumstances.