estimation

[es-tuh-mey-shuhn]
noun
1.
judgment or opinion: In my estimation the boy is guilty.
2.
esteem; respect.
3.
approximate calculation; estimate: to make an estimation of one's expenditures.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English estimacioun < Middle French < Latin aestimātiōn- (stem of aestimātiō). See estimate, -ion

preestimation, noun
reestimation, noun
self-estimation, noun


2. appreciation, regard, honor, veneration.
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estimation (ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  a considered opinion; judgment: what is your estimation of the situation?
2.  esteem; respect
3.  the act of estimating

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estimation
late 14c., from O.Fr. estimacion, from L. aestimationem (nom. aestimatio) "a valuation," from aestimare "to value" (see esteem).
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Example sentences
The name of the game is estimation and wishful thinking.
Those who, in his estimation, are lacking brains do not meet with his favor.
In my estimation, she had close to no chance of ever landing an academic job.
So, that is way larger than the estimation from the building.
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