Over-estimation



[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.
1.
to at too high a value, amount, rate, or the like:
Don’t overestimate the car’s trade-in value.
2.
to hold in too great esteem or to expect too much from:
Don’t overestimate him—he’s no smarter than you are.
noun
3.
an that is too high.
verb (ˌəʊvərˈɛstɪˌmeɪt)
1.
(transitive) to value or estimate too highly
noun (ˌəʊvərˈɛstɪmɪt)
2.
an estimate that is too high
n.

1793, noun of action from over-estimate (v.).

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