overestimation[ verb oh-ver-es-tuh-meyt; noun oh-ver-es-tuh-mit ]SEE DEFINITION OF overestimation
Synonyms for overestimation
- false move
- false step
- faux pas
- slip of tongue
- typographical error
Antonyms for overestimation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERESTIMATION
This is, however, only a part of the reason for its overestimation.
This overestimation varied also with the rate of speed at which the stylus was moved.
It is the natural reaction from its overestimation, which is now followed by an equally exaggerated underestimation.
When woman became property, a possession, the overestimation of her sexual value began.
Parrish has explained all sporadic cases of overestimation as due to the optical illusion carried over in visualization.
In the case of interval A the error is one of underestimation in twenty-seven cases; in none is it an error of overestimation.
In the case of interval B the error is one of overestimation in seventeen instances, of underestimation in two.
Overestimation of the interval following the louder sound appears by no means invariable.
The amount or degree of this overestimation varies considerably from trait to trait.
The amount of overestimation varied with the trait, all the traits in this case being of the "desirable" sort.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR OVERESTIMATION
- figure of speech
- fish story
- flight of fancy
- tall story