misestimate

[v. mis-es-tuh-meyt; n. mis-es-tuh-mit]
verb (used with object), misestimated, misestimating.
1.
to estimate wrongly or inadequately.
noun
2.
a wrong or inadequate estimate.

Origin:
1835–45; mis-1 + estimate

misestimation, noun
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misestimate

verb
1. judge incorrectly; "I had misestimated his determination" [syn: miscalculate
2. calculate incorrectly; "I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding" [syn: miscalculate
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Example sentences
Despite this misestimate, however, the government broke no promise.
People also under-invest and they misestimate personal vulnerability.
Nonetheless, evaluation design issues confound the estimation of effect sizes and consequently misestimate benefits.
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