- to estimate wrongly or inadequately.
- a wrong or inadequate estimate.
Origin of misestimate
Related Words for misestimateblow, miscount, misunderstanding, blunder, slip, miss, overrate, misread, misinterpret, err, undervalue, misconstrue, overlook, discount, misjudge, underrate, disregard, stumble, misunderstand, underestimate
Examples from the Web for misestimate
Historical Examples of 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