verb (used with object), o·ver·es·ti·mat·ed, o·ver·es·ti·mat·ing.
Examples from the Web for over-estimate
If that judgment be too severe in its restriction, at least it is not an over-estimate of those two transcendent patriots.The History of Cuba, vol. 4|Willis Fletcher Johnson
This was certainly an over-estimate, but was surprisingly close, considering the scanty data at his disposal.
It is impossible to over-estimate the amount of consecrated work done by the loyal women of the North for the Army.Woman's Work in the Civil War|Linus Pierpont Brockett
It would be difficult to over-estimate what that work owes to the sagacity, patience, and fortitude of the British Ambassador.Cities of the Dawn|J. Ewing Ritchie
We should not over-estimate the extent of early Christian literature.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack