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misestimate

[ verb mis-es-tuh-meyt; noun mis-es-tuh-mit ]
/ verb m瑟s藞蓻s t蓹藢me瑟t; noun m瑟s藞蓻s t蓹 m瑟t /
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verb (used with object), mis路es路ti路mat路ed, mis路es路ti路mat路ing.
to estimate wrongly or inadequately.
noun
a wrong or inadequate estimate.
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Origin of misestimate

First recorded in 1835鈥45; mis-1 + estimate

OTHER WORDS FROM misestimate

mis路es路ti路ma路tion, noun
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How to use misestimate in a sentence

  • I believe we misestimate Mohammed's faults even as faults: but the secret of him will never be got by dwelling there.

  • I believe we misestimate Mahomet's faults even as faults: but the secret of him will never be got by dwelling there.

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