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overvalue

[oh-ver-val-yoo]
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verb (used with object), o·ver·val·ued, o·ver·val·u·ing.
  1. to value too highly; put too high a value on: They should be careful not to overvalue the property.
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Origin of overvalue

First recorded in 1590–1600; over- + value
Related formso·ver·val·u·a·tion, noun
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Related Words

misjudgmenterrormisunderstandingmisinterpretationblunderblowmiscountslipmissovervaluationunderestimationmixupmisestimate

Examples from the Web for overvaluation

Historical Examples

  • Every one of us is subject to alternations of overvaluation and undervaluation of ourselves.

    Over the Teacups

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.