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Synonyms for estimation

Synonyms for estimation

the act or result of judging the worth or value of something or someone

a rough or tentative calculation

a feeling of deference, approval, and liking

Synonyms for estimation

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Consider, then, Anselmo my friend, that Camilla is a diamond of the finest quality as well in thy estimation as in that of others, and that it is contrary to reason to expose her to the risk of being broken; for if she remains intact she cannot rise to a higher value than she now possesses; and if she give way and be unable to resist, bethink thee now how thou wilt be deprived of her, and with what good reason thou wilt complain of thyself for having been the cause of her ruin and thine own.
I presume her position there was not of the most exalted kind, yet it was sufficiently so to qualify her, in her own estimation, to talk politics.
The place she had won--honestly won--in Lady Janet's estimation had been obtained by a trick.
The estimation in which these gentlemen were held, according to one of the most scientific exponents of the Gun Club, was "proportional to the masses of their guns, and in the direct ratio of the square of the distances attained by their projectiles.
He put on his hat and took his false security to the money-lenders, without feeling at all lowered in his own estimation as an honest man.
In his opinion of the female sex, he exceeded the moroseness of Aristotle himself: he looked on a woman as on an animal of domestic use, of somewhat higher consideration than a cat, since her offices were of rather more importance; but the difference between these two was, in his estimation, so small, that, in his marriage contracted with Mr Allworthy's lands and tenements, it would have been pretty equal which of them he had taken into the bargain.
There have been so many attacks made on the volunteers, and a man like you raises them in public estimation.
Without making any remark, Sergeant Cuff walked on, sinking lower and lower in his own estimation, to the back of the house.
Judging by his voice, Sergeant Cuff had suddenly risen again to the right place in his own estimation.
The descendants of these simple and single-minded provincials have been content to reject the ordinary and artificial means by which honours have been perpetuated in families, and have substituted a standard which brings the individual himself to the ordeal of the public estimation, paying as little deference as may be to those who have gone before him.
He really liked Sissy too well to have a contempt for her; otherwise he held her calculating powers in such very slight estimation that he must have fallen upon that conclusion.
This estimator not only owns the least estimation variance but also assures unbiased of estimations, provided that data is normally distributed (Cressie 1990).
The purpose of this study was to document the reported experiences of students with visual impairments with estimating measurements, as well as the students' conceptualizations of linear distances and accurate estimations.
The relationship between mothers' and teachers' estimations of 60 children's literacy level and their actual performance were investigated in two different socio-economic status (SES) groups: low (LSES) and high (HSES).
Topics include: antennas and array receiving systems, preprocessing schemes and model order estimation, DOA estimations with ESPRIT algorithms, and analysis of ESPRIT-based DOA estimation algorithms.