overestimation


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o·ver·es·ti·mate

 (ō′vər-ĕs′tə-māt′)
tr.v. o·ver·es·ti·mat·ed, o·ver·es·ti·mat·ing, o·ver·es·ti·mates
1. To estimate too highly.
2. To esteem too greatly.

o′ver·es′ti·mate (-mĭt) n.
o′ver·es′ti·ma′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overestimation - an appraisal that is too high
estimation, appraisal, estimate - a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
2.overestimation - a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
Translations

overestimation

[ˌəʊvərɛstɪˈmeɪʃən] n [power, importance] → surestimation fover-excited overexcited [ˌəʊvərɪkˈsaɪtɪd] adjsurexcité(e)
to get over-excited → devenir surexcité

overestimation

[ˌəʊvərɛstɪˈmeɪʃn] nsopravvalutazione f
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