[verb mis-es-tuh-meyt; noun mis-es-tuh-mit]
- to estimate wrongly or inadequately.
- a wrong or inadequate estimate.
Origin of misestimate
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Examples from the Web for misestimate
I believe we misestimate Mahomet's faults even as faults: but the secret of him will never be got by dwelling there.Heroes and Hero Worship
I believe we misestimate Mohammed's faults even as faults: but the secret of him will never be got by dwelling there.Sacred Books of the East
Word Origin and History for misestimate
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