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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 ?
In respect of military method, we have, firstly, Measurement; secondly, Estimation of quantity; thirdly, Calculation; fourthly, Balancing of chances; fifthly, Victory.
The reason she gave for her decision -- no doubt a sufficient reason in her estimation -did not at the time, and does not now, seem sufficient to me.
how kindly you told me, only the other day, that my place in your estimation was a higher place than it had ever been yet
But ordinary expense, ought to be limited by a man's estate; and governed with such regard, as it be within his compass; and not subject to deceit and abuse of servants; and ordered to the best show, that the bills may be less than the estimation abroad.
The meaning of this, as I interpret it, is that my poor love is still pursued in secret by the dread that my marriage has injured me in the general estimation.
how different was the estimation in which we were held by Desiree and her employers.
The longer Alban resisted, the more surely he lost ground in the general estimation.
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.
There have been so many attacks made on the volunteers, and a man like you raises them in public estimation.
I could not have maintained my degrading self-control--it is all that redeems me in my own estimation to know that I could not--if he had still continued to keep his eyes on my face.
I do not therefore hold her who is virtuous through fear or want of opportunity in the same estimation as her who comes out of temptation and trial with a crown of victory; and so, for these reasons and many others that I could give thee to justify and support the opinion I hold, I am desirous that my wife Camilla should pass this crisis, and be refined and tested by the fire of finding herself wooed and by one worthy to set his affections upon her; and if she comes out, as I know she will, victorious from this struggle, I shall look upon my good fortune as unequalled, I shall be able to say that the cup of my desire is full, and that the virtuous woman of whom the sage says 'Who shall find her?