- judgment or opinion: In my estimation the boy is guilty.
- esteem; respect.
- approximate calculation; estimate: to make an estimation of one's expenditures.
Origin of estimation
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- a considered opinion; judgmentwhat is your estimation of the situation?
- esteem; respect
- the act of estimating
Word Origin and History for reestimation
late 14c., "action of appraising; manner of judging; opinion," from Old French estimacion, from Latin aestimationem (nominative aestimatio) "a valuation," from past participle stem of aestimare "to value" (see esteem). Meaning "appreciation" is from 1520s. That of "process of forming an approximate notion" is from c.1400.