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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•es•ti•mateˌoʊ vərˈɛs təˌmeɪt; ˈoʊ vərˈɛs tə mɪt(v.; n.)-mat•ed, -mat•ing

  1. (v.t.)to estimate at too high a value, amount, or rate.

  2. to hold in too great esteem; overrate.

  3. (n.)an estimate that is too high.

Origin of overestimate:

1815–25

o′ver•es`ti•ma′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation, overappraisal(noun)

    an appraisal that is too high

  2. overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning(noun)

    a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

Wiktionary

  1. overestimation(Noun)

    An excessive estimation

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