overreckoning

noun
a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
Derivationally related forms: ↑overrate (for: ↑overrating), ↑overestimate (for: ↑overestimation), ↑overestimate (for: ↑overestimate)
Hypernyms: ↑estimate, ↑estimation, ↑approximation, ↑idea

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • overrating — n. a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high. Syn: overestimate, overestimation, overreckoning. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exaggeration — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abstractionism, accelerando, acceleration, affectation, aggrandizement, aggravation, amplification, beefing up, blague, blowing up, blowup, boundlessness, cock and bull story, coloring, command of language,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overestimate — Synonyms and related words: aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry too far, draw the longbow, exaggerate, exaggeration, go to extremes, hyperbolize, idealize, idolize, lay it on, magnify, make much of, overappraisal …   Moby Thesaurus

  • approximation — noun 1. an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth (Freq. 3) an estimate of what it would cost a rough idea how long it would take • Syn: ↑estimate, ↑estimation, ↑idea • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • overestimation — noun 1. an appraisal that is too high (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑overestimate, ↑overvaluation, ↑overappraisal • Derivationally related forms: ↑overvalue (for: ↑overvaluation) …   Useful english dictionary

  • overrating — noun a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high • Syn: ↑overestimate, ↑overestimation, ↑overreckoning • Derivationally related forms: ↑overrate, ↑overestimate (for: ↑overestimation …   Useful english dictionary

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