overestimation : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  an appraisal that is too high
  • n  a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

  • The shock of 911 provoked an overestimation of the risks we faced.
  • Larson, whose surreal, pothead-meets-scientist take on humans' overestimation of their species made cartoons cool, prefers his nondrawing, noncelebrated existence.
  • You can recognize them by their seriousness of purpose, their wild overestimation of the reader's attention span and their interest in physical violence that makes Saw look like .
News & Articles

  • Kyrie Irving: 'I Needed' Wake-Up Call, Admits This Season Is a 'Challenge'
    The Cleveland Cavaliers can call the 2013-14 season a lot of things.  A disaster. A hopeless endeavor. A severe overestimation of their team's ability. A reality check. A failure to meet the lofty expectations.  Kyrie Irving is just going to call it a challenge.  The 21-year-old point guard who will be starting for the Eastern Conference All-Star squad spoke with Jason Lloyd of the  Akron Beacon ...
    Feb. 1, 2014 - Bleacher Report

  • Leona Aglukkaq in Toronto Star
    It was a clear overestimation and there was no evidence of ill will or deliberate calculations,Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq told a news conference in Ottawa today.
  • Allama Iqbal in ABS CBN News
    This overestimation [by Arroyo] will create a false impression that all the fundamental issues are resolved,MILF chief negotiator Mahaqher Iqbal wrote on the group's Web site.
  • Pat Michaels in FOXNews
    There is an overestimation of the environment's sensitivity to CO2,said Dr. Patrick Michaels, senior fellow in environmental studies at the CATO Institute and a past president of the American Association of State Climatologists.

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