overexpectation

overexpectation

(ˌəʊvərˌɛkspɛkˈteɪʃən)
n
excessive expectation
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'While we get a lot of whale shark-related queries from customers, our policy is not to create overexpectation by guaranteeing sightings.
(50) Herein lies a crucial balance, the midpoint between realistic expectation in what technology can achieve and in overexpectation that it will solve all humanity's problems.
Combining prior research suggesting that a large number of opening screens leads to lower satisfaction in movie ratings, and that the literature about marketers' manipulation creates overexpectation resulting in a contrast effect of lower satisfaction, we argue for the next hypothesis as follows:
We tested the reliability of the six subfactors of the PBI, and Cronbach's [alpha] exceeded .60 for all three of the student groups: monitoring (three items, [alpha] = .78), affection (four items, [alpha] = .78), inconsistency (three items, [alpha] = .60), overexpectation (four items, [alpha] = .74), intrusiveness (four items, [alpha] = .72), and reasoning (three items, [alpha] = .73).
Perhaps you all fell into the overexpectation trap.
And if the striker's recent toils with overexpectation fuelled whispers outside the club about his future, yesterday demonstrated why no-one can afford to succumb to multi-million pound temptations inside it.
But the cocktail of overexpectation and dismay that has swept around Everton supporters after one off-colour performance is pretty heady.
"Successes at festivals encourage funding from the government," Hamer said, but he also cautioned against hype and overexpectation, noting, "People want entertainment and Americans are good at entertainment."
conducted an evaluation and developed a screening scale for problem gamblers in Mainland China, identifying five dimensions as relevant and reliable for the assessment of problem gambling: financial consequences, social consequences, overexpectation, compulsive disorder, and symptoms of depression.
But as he warned against overexpectation at Everton, where Moyes secured Premiership survival with two games of the season to go, the new manager insisted he was optimistic about the club's long-term future.
From being underdogs, England will now become victims of overexpectation again.