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Definition of the verb misestimate

What does misestimate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: misestimated | misestimating | misestimates

  1. judge incorrectly
    • example: I had misestimated his determination
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • synonym of misestimate: miscalculate
    • more generic word: misjudge = judge incorrectly
  2. calculate incorrectly

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Google previewNuclear Scholars Initiative (2015)

A Collection of Papers from the 2014 Nuclear Scholars Initiative by Sarah Minot

The tendency to misestimate is a factor of U.S. bureaucratic behavior that favors overestimating, assuming the worst, and mirror imaging, as well as China's ability ...

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)


|| calcul erroné; faux calcul; erreur de calcul | ~e Schätzung | misestimate; misjudgment || évaluation erronée | ~er ...

Google previewEvery Reporter's Own Shorthand Dictionary (1882)

In which Blank Lines Opposite All the Words in the English Language are Provided, for ... Writers of All Systems of Shorthand to Put on Record ... The Peculiar Word-forms They Employ by Elias Longley

Miserere Misestimate Misestimated Misestimating Misfeasanee - Misfit Misform _ Misformed _ Misforming Misfortune Misgive _ Misgiven Misgiving _ Misgave ) Misgotten! _ Misgovern _ Misgoverned _ Misgoverning _ Misgovernment Misguide ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Misjudge, misestimate, misconsider. Deep. SYN. Profound, subterranean, submerged, designing, abstruse,recondite, learned, low, sagacious, penetrating, thick, obscure, mysterious, occult, intense, heartfelt. ANT. Shallow, superficial, artless ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

on observations that are not independent will generate findings that misestimate the amount of variability in the population, producing biased sample statistics and erroneous conclusions. This assumption of (observational) independence ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows

Miss, overlook, disregard, despise, dislike, contemn, hate, loathe, misconsider, misconceive, misestimate, misjudge. Regarding. Syn. Touching, concerning, respecting, with respect to, about, in relation to, in reference to. Ant. Barring ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology (2010)

by Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers

Individuals frequently misestimate personal competence, which has significant effects on performance. In general, maximum performance is realized when one slightly overestimates personal abilities. The concept of reciprocal determinism is ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1861)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

MISESTIMATE, v. t. To estimate erroneously. MISFALL', v. t. To befall, as ill luck; to happen to unluckily. MISFARE, n. Ill fare; misfortune. MISFASH'ION, v, t. To form wrong. MISFEASANCE, n. (misfe'zance.) [Fr. mes and faisance, from faire, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Misestimate, v. a. See MISCALCULATE. Misfortune, «. Disaster, calamity, reverse , affliction, visitation, trial, blow, stroke, adversity, distress, hardship, trouble, ill luck, ill fortune, mishap, mischance, misadventure, ill, harm. Misgiving, «. Doubt ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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