Definition of Misestimation

1. Noun. A mistake in calculating.

Exact synonyms: Miscalculation, Misreckoning
Generic synonyms: Error, Fault, Mistake
Specialized synonyms: Backfire, Boomerang, Rounding, Rounding Error, Truncation Error
Derivative terms: Miscalculate, Miscalculate, Misestimate



Definition of Misestimation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misestimation

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misestimation (current term)
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misevents

Literary usage of Misestimation

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"4. account, opinion, judgment, esteem, estimation, reckoning, regard, view; spec. misestimation, misestimate. 5. ..."

2. History of Canada: From the Time of Its Discovery Till the Union Year (1840-1) by François Xavier Garneau (1860)
"... an untoward enunciation which we have not dwelt upon'as yet; namely, mortifying misestimation of the oligarchic faction and the general population ; for ..."

3. The Electrical Engineer (1893)
"There is also the more complex error due to misestimation of the effective bar length, for the reluctance of the bar will not only be encountered in the ..."

4. Medicare+Choice Program After One Year: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Michael Bilirakis (1998)
"With regard to overstated rates from the 1997 misestimation, as we've noted, the statute has not allowed us to make an adjustment for that particular ..."

5. The Principle of Protestantism as Related to the Present State of the Church by Philip Schaff (1845)
"With blind misestimation of the rights and prerogatives of the Reformed Church, and of the special wants precisely of our time, they make Lutheranism to be ..."

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