Origin of estimation
Examples from the Web for estimation
As for the estimation of Snowden among the Russian opposition, you must realize what his journey looks like in our eyes.Snowden’s Revelations Shouldn’t Distract from Putin’s Brutal Rule|Garry Kasparov|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in my estimation nothing really seems too off the charts.You Should Have Been There: Dispatches From Miami Art Basel|Anthony Haden-Guest|December 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And my estimation of that accomplishment grew and grew the more I put pen to paper.‘Dear Mr. Watterson’ Celebrates the Glory of Calvin and Hobbes on Film|Malcolm Jones|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So he deserves some punishment, but he has already received (in my estimation) excessive amounts of punishment.
In the initial employer survey, the BLS could have been slightly off in its estimation of how many firms actually exist.Jobs Revision Show That Obama Has Created Jobs Overall|Matthew Zeitlin|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I know what she thinks of me, and just how well I stand in her estimation.Twenty Years of Hus'ling|J. P. Johnston
He would have given it more cheerfully if in his estimation the man had been more worthy.The Telegraph Boy|Horatio Alger, Jr.
And it had given Craven a place in her estimation which no one had had for ten years.December Love|Robert Hichens
Sad will be the day for her, when she sinks in the estimation of the world as a moral nation.The Buccaneer|Mrs. S. C. Hall
In my estimation, there never lived a more holy or godly man than he.Birth of a Reformation|Andrew Byers
British Dictionary definitions for estimation
Word Origin and History for estimation
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.