verb (used with object), o·ver·es·ti·mat·ed, o·ver·es·ti·mat·ing.
Origin of overestimate
Examples from the Web for overestimate
People also have a tendency to overestimate how moral they have been.It’s Official: Religion Doesn’t Make You More Moral|Elizabeth Picciuto|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Say that survey findings are a 1% overestimate of the true incidence.
Both men and women overestimate inflation, but women tend to overestimate it much more.
On the whole they were pessimistic, and tended to overestimate how high taxes were.
It's hard to overestimate Olbermann's importance to MSNBC since his second stint with the network began in 2003.
Be it considered, also, that men often overestimate their capacity for evil.Fancy's Show-Box (From "Twice Told Tales")|Nathaniel Hawthorne
It is easy to overestimate both; and both have been over-estimated.A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)|George Saintsbury
We cannot overestimate the harm of Sol´o-mon's influence in this direction.Outline Studies in the Old Testament for Bible Teachers|Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
You do not overestimate her, Mrs. Manning, and I am glad you like her.In the Van; or, The Builders|John Price-Brown
We cannot overestimate the importance of a thorough familiarity with the Bible.Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study|Dwight Moody