overestimate


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exaggerate

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Synonyms for overestimate

an appraisal that is too high

a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

make too high an estimate of

assign too high a value to

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Studies investigating the effect of air pollution without sufficiently taking into account the impact that noise exhibits on health, might overestimate the effect of air pollution.
more than a 1 000 mL, and a tendency to overestimate volumes that are less than 50 mL.
[USA], Oct 22 ( ANI ): Patients often tend to overestimate postoperative pain as they underestimate the effect of anesthesia, a study finds.
-- Concerns about rising drug costs continue to attract headlines, but a new analysis suggests that health care organizations looking for ways to manage these costs may be relying on seriously flawed numbers that routinely overestimate cost growth.
Hugh White, a professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at The Australian National University, outlines what is known about US strategy for East Asia Forum: "to take advantage of China's own assertive behavior to build anxiety about China's ambitions among its neighbors, and then harness that anxiety to assemble a coalition which will act together diplomatically to compel China to abandon its challenge, leaving the US-led order intact." White expresses concern that such a strategy may overestimate the resolve of US allies in the region and its own military capabilities while underestimating China's resolve for status as a great power.
Not publishing negative findings led to an 11 percent overestimate of the drug's ability to shrink brain tumors called high-grade gliomas, Henderson and colleagues report October 13 in eLife.
Don't go in there: Former US Defense Secretary and CIA chief Robert Gates (photo) has come down hard on American politicians who are advocating more intervention in the Middle East, saying they overestimate the ability of the United States to shape events there.
Four commonly used scores for predicting cardiovascular risk were shown to overestimate risk by between 37% and 154% in men and 8% and 67% in women, according to a new study.
Four commonly used scores for predicting cardiovascular risk were shown to overestimate risk by between 37% and 154% in men and 8% and 67% in women, a study showed, and a fifth scoring system was found to overestimate risk in men by 8% while underestimating risk in women by 21%.
(38) They concluded that this could be a sign that the analytical and forecasting models used by the Riksbank tend to overestimate inflation, and that there was therefore a risk of further low inflation going forward.
A common test used to check for mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of the toxic metal released from fillings, a recent study found.
BMI caution, however, that demand for early elections and a tendency to overestimate revenues in the annual budget present risks to this view.
Power factor correction is important because traditional electricity meters do not allow for the power factor, so overestimate the energy used for loads with an inductive or capacitative component.
One may be that children and parents overestimate the child's activity levels.