Overestimation

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Overestimation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ overestimation
overestimation
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exaggeration
exaggeration
&c. 549
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vanity
vanity
&c. 880
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ optimism
optimism
pessimism
pessimist
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ much cry and little wool
much cry and little wool
much ado about nothing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ storm in a teacup
storm in a teacup
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fine talking
fine talking
PARAG:Overestimation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ overestimate
overestimate
overrate
overvalue
overprize
overweigh
overreckon
overstrain
overpraise
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ eulogize
eulogize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ estimate too highly
estimate too highly
attach too much importance to
make mountains of molellills
catch at straws
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ strain
strain
magnify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exaggerate
exaggerate
&c. 549
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set too high a value upon
set too high a value upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ think much of
think much of
make much of
think too much of
make too much of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ outreckon
outreckon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ panegyrize
panegyrize
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ extol
extol
extol to the skies
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make the most of
make the most of
make the best of
make the worst of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make two bites of a cherry
make two bites of a cherry
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ have too high an opinion of oneself
have too high an opinion of oneself
&c.(vanity) 880
PARAG:Overestimation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ overestimated
overestimated
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oversensitive
oversensitive
&c.(sensibility) 822

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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