misestimation

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
misestimation

noun
a mistake in calculating [syn: miscalculation
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