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Synonyms for overestimate
ˌoʊ vərˈɛs təˌmeɪt; ˈoʊ vərˈɛs tə mɪtover·es·ti·mate

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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote

  1. overestimateverb

    to judge too highly

    Experts overestimate the level of harm of cigarettes.


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation, overappraisalnoun

    an appraisal that is too high

    overappraisal, overreckoning, overvaluation, overrating, overestimation

    underrate, undervalue, underestimate

  2. overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoningverb

    a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

    overappraisal, overreckoning, overvaluation, overrating, overestimation

    underestimate, undervalue, underrate

  3. overestimate, overrateverb

    make too high an estimate of

    "He overestimated his own powers"

    overrate, overvalue

    underrate, undervalue, underestimate

  4. overvalue, overestimateverb

    assign too high a value to

    "You are overestimating the value of your old car"

    overrate, overvalue

    underrate, underestimate, undervalue

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. overestimateverb

    overvalue, overprize, overrate, make too much of

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  1. Eric Hoffer:

    There is probably an element of malice in the readiness to overestimate people; we are laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size.

  2. Tony Robbins:

    Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year -- and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!

  3. Vladimir Airapetian:

    This discovery is hard to overestimate.

  4. Brendan Nyhan:

    Neither intervention had a significant effect on intention to vaccinate, and we probably overestimate how likely messaging is to change people minds about vaccines.

  5. David Anderegg:

    You get on a plane and you think you are going to crash because you greatly overestimate the number of planes that actually crash.

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