misestimation


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mis·es·ti·mate

 (mĭs-ĕs′tə-māt′)
tr.v. mis·es·ti·mat·ed, mis·es·ti·mat·ing, mis·es·ti·mates
To estimate incorrectly.

mis·es′ti·mate (-mĭt) n.
mis·es′ti·ma′tion n.
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misestimation

(ˌmɪsɛstɪˈmeɪʃən)
n
another word for misestimate
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misestimation - a mistake in calculatingmisestimation - a mistake in calculating    
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
boomerang, backfire - a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
rounding, rounding error - (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals; "the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding"; "taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small"
truncation error - (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from cutting off a numerical calculation before it is finished
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misestimation

noun
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"The second problem lies with the lack of figures and the misestimation of expenditures, and maybe the salary scale," he went on to say.
In particular, a misestimation in parameters of [+ or -]10 percent implies a mispricing of at most 13 percent in most cases, typically considerably lower at around 5 percent in comparison to an error of up to 48 percent using direct calculation.
He said Fed mistakes of the past, such as a misestimation of full employment that allowed inflation to take off in the 1970s, mean the central bank today should not assume its current estimates of those economic variables are precise.
Some factors to consider may include, but are not limited to, the small bookmakers margin in Super Rugby, misestimation of "home field advantage" in bookmaker odds in favour of the home team, and international timing issues.
(2) Those timber complexities pose potential liabilities from misestimation of timber value and are the common reason an appraiser usually leaves this task to the forester.
Misestimation of risk was especially prominent among black adults; 33 percent of eligible black persons (3.9 million) had extreme risk estimates.
The Impact of Homeowners' Housing Wealth Misestimation on Consumption and Saving Decisions.
These data confirm but also further clarify our understanding of the misestimation of BNF by the TND method.
However, misestimation of sleep duration appears common in patients with CFS and FMS, particularly in patients having a poor sleep quality [41, 42].
Defining misestimation of weight where weight is given by AP is also possible, but this conception of weight makes such arguments more complex.
Therefore, there could potentially be a misestimation of zero-energy region for large fan angles, as also observed in [19].
These cognitions are: (1) the misestimation of gaming rewards and identities, (2) uncompromising rules and preconceptions that occur in gaming situations, (3) overreliance on gaming to satisfy self-confidence demands, and (4) gaming as a way of achieving social acceptance.