estimation

[ es-tuh-mey-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF estimation
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It moved Burke to a desire for rehabilitation in her estimation.

It was this imprudent candour which lowered him most in his guardian's estimation.

Nor will it diminish in your estimation, John, which money might.'

He certainly was not there for misdemeanor; for he was a "good boy," at least in his own estimation.

Our kapelle was no mean one—in our own estimation at any rate.

From being childless, no advantage nor estimation is derived.

They came, in their own estimation at least, as deliverers, not as despoilers.

This complaisance did not raise him in estimation at Vienna or elsewhere.

Its name suggests the estimation in which it is held by all who have eaten it.

She would never again be the same woman in her own estimation, they were sure of that.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "action of appraising; manner of judging; opinion," from Old French estimacion, from Latin aestimationem (nominative aestimatio) "a valuation," from past participle stem of aestimare "to value" (see esteem). Meaning "appreciation" is from 1520s. That of "process of forming an approximate notion" is from c.1400.

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