[verb oh-ver-es-tuh-meyt; noun oh-ver-es-tuh-mit] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈɛs təˌmeɪt; noun ˈoʊ vərˈɛs tə mɪt/
verb (used with object), overestimated, overestimating.
to at too high a value, amount, rate, or the like:
Don’t overestimate the car’s trade-in value.
to hold in too great esteem or to expect too much from:
Don’t overestimate him—he’s no smarter than you are.
an that is too high.
(transitive) to value or estimate too highly
an estimate that is too high
1793, noun of action from over-estimate (v.).
[ih-val-yoo-ey-shuh n] /ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of or appraising. 2. (especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition. n. 1755, from French évaluation, from évaluer “to find the value of,” from é- “out” (see ex-) + valuer (see value).
[kon-shee-en-shuh s, kon-see-] /ˌkɒn ʃiˈɛn ʃəs, ˌkɒn si-/ adjective 1. governed by ; controlled by or done according to one’s inner sense of what is right; principled: She’s a conscientious judge, who does not let personal prejudices influence her decisions. 2. careful and painstaking; particular; meticulous; scrupulous: conscientious application to the work at hand. /ˌkɒnʃɪˈɛnʃəs/ […]
noun an obsession with staying in constant touch with people and/or events via communications technology Examples Overconnectedness is a disease of the Internet age.
[oh-ver-ik-sahyt] /ˌoʊ vər ɪkˈsaɪt/ verb (used with object), overexcited, overexciting. 1. to too much. v. 1708 (implied in over-excited), from over- + excite. Related: Over-exciting.