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estimation

[es-tuh-mey-shuh n] /ˌɛs təˈmeɪ ʃən/
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
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English estimacioun < Middle French < Latin aestimātiōn- (stem of aestimātiō). See estimate, -ion
Related forms
preestimation, noun
reestimation, noun
self-estimation, noun
Synonyms
2. appreciation, regard, honor, veneration.
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estimation

/ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a considered opinion; judgment: what is your estimation of the situation?
2.
esteem; respect
3.
the act of estimating
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Word Origin and History for re estimation

estimation

n.

late 14c., "action of appraising; manner of judging; opinion," from Old French estimacion, from Latin aestimationem (nominative aestimatio) "a valuation," from past participle stem of aestimare "to value" (see esteem). Meaning "appreciation" is from 1520s. That of "process of forming an approximate notion" is from c.1400.

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