overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation, overappraisal(noun)
an appraisal that is too high
overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning(verb)
a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
make too high an estimate of
"He overestimated his own powers"
assign too high a value to
"You are overestimating the value of your old car"
Hence: To overvalue.
to judge too highly
Experts overestimate the level of harm of cigarettes.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-es′tim-āt, v.t. to estimate too highly.—n. an excessive estimate.—n. Overestimā′tion.
The numerical value of overestimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of overestimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This discovery is hard to overestimate.
The farther down the income scale you go, the greater they overestimate.
People overestimate how much time they need to devote to physical fitness in order to live a long, healthy life.
patients do often overestimate their contralateral breast cancer risk and do not realize how low it really is.
It will go down in history as a turning point for the music industry. This is landmark stuff. I can't overestimate it!
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- sobreestimarCatalan, Valencian
- overvurdereNorwegian Nynorsk
- superestimar, sobrestimar, sobre-estimarPortuguese
- переоценить, переоцениватьRussian
- ఎక్కువ అంచనా వేయుTelugu
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