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o·ver·rate

 (ō′vər-rāt′)
tr.v. o·ver·rat·ed, o·ver·rat·ing, o·ver·rates
To overestimate the merits of; rate too highly.

overrated

(ˌəʊvəˈreɪtɪd)
adj
too highly assessed or evaluated
Translations

overrated

[ˌəʊvəˈreɪtɪd] ADJsobre(e)stimado, sobrevalorado

overrated

[ˌəʊvərˈreɪtɪd] adjsurfait(e)
to be overrated [person, film, book] → être surfait
to be vastly overrated → être très surfait
References in classic literature ?
It was now Heyward's turn to bite his lip with vexation as the other so coolly alluded to a force which the young man knew to be overrated.
It seems to me that in the matter of intellect the ant must be a strangely overrated bird.
When you have seen more of this country, I am afraid you will think you have overrated Hartfield.
After this escape, I was content to take a foggy view of the Inn through the window's encrusting dirt, and to stand dolefully looking out, saying to myself that London was decidedly overrated.
Believe me, love is an overrated passion; it would be irremediably discredited but that young people, and the romancers who live upon their follies, have a perpetual interest in rehabilitating it.
Surely the difficulty of this passage has been overrated.
But that evil spirit, whose understanding, I am convinced, has been much overrated, quite wasted his time on this occasion.
The dangers to be apprehended from the Crow Indians had not been overrated by the camp gossips.
He began to look on Simeon as an overrated amateur.
The expectations of his friend Morland, therefore, from the first overrated, had ever since his introduction to Isabella been gradually increasing; and by merely adding twice as much for the grandeur of the moment, by doubling what he chose to think the amount of Mr.
Undoubtedly," he said, as he twirled and untwirled a note signed Helen Ambrose, "the gifts needed to make a great commander have been absurdly overrated.
In my opinion, Time has been overrated in this matter.