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synonyms for overestimation

  • aberration
  • blunder
  • confusion
  • fault
  • gaffe
  • inaccuracy
  • lapse
  • miscalculation
  • misconception
  • misstep
  • omission
  • oversight
  • snafu
  • blooper
  • boo-boo
  • bungle
  • delusion
  • erratum
  • flub
  • fluff
  • illusion
  • inadvertence
  • misapplication
  • misapprehension
  • misinterpretation
  • misprint
  • misstatement
  • muddle
  • neglect
  • slight
  • slip
  • solecism
  • trip
  • underestimation
  • false move
  • false step
  • faux pas
  • misjudgment
  • slip of tongue
  • slipup
  • typographical error
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antonyms for overestimation

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  • accuracy
  • correction
  • correctness
  • perfection
  • remembrance
  • soundness
  • success
  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • respect
  • truth
  • calculation
  • proof
  • understanding
      • understatement
      • truth
      • reduction
      • minimization
      • shrinkage
      • lessening
      • decrease
      • compression
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      How to use overestimation in a sentence

      When woman became property, a possession, the overestimation of her sexual value began.
      THE MODERN WOMAN'S RIGHTS MOVEMENTKAETHE SCHIRMACHER
      Parrish has explained all sporadic cases of overestimation as due to the optical illusion carried over in visualization.
      HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
      In the case of interval A the error is one of underestimation in twenty-seven cases; in none is it an error of overestimation.
      HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
      In the case of interval B the error is one of overestimation in seventeen instances, of underestimation in two.
      HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
      Overestimation of the interval following the louder sound appears by no means invariable.
      HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
      In the case of all the remaining traits (the "desirable" ones) the general tendency is toward overestimation.
      VOCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: ITS PROBLEMS AND METHODSHARRY L. HOLLINGWORTH
      The amount or degree of this overestimation varies considerably from trait to trait.
      VOCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: ITS PROBLEMS AND METHODSHARRY L. HOLLINGWORTH
      The amount of overestimation varied with the trait, all the traits in this case being of the "desirable" sort.
      VOCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: ITS PROBLEMS AND METHODSHARRY L. HOLLINGWORTH
      The facility with which the product will be used, to his mind, is almost beyond overestimation.
      INDUSTRIAL PROGRESS AND HUMAN ECONOMICSJAMES HARTNESS
      This is a decided overestimation, as it would be hardly possible for the most productive flat to yield that amount.
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