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estimation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of estimation

  1. 1 an opinion on the nature, character, or quality of something <the teacher's estimation of her student's scientific aptitude proved to be well-founded when he won a national science award> Synonyms appraisal, appraisement, assessment, estimate, evaluation, fix, judgment (or judgement), value judgment Related Words aperçu, feeling, impression, notion, perception; confidence, faith, stock, trust; belief, conviction, mind, persuasion, sentiment, view; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, surmise, theory

  2. 2 the act of placing a value on the nature, character, or quality of something <I may have been a little too hasty in my estimation of his musical abilities> Synonyms appraisal, appraisement, assessment, estimate, evaluation, reckoning, valuationRelated Words calculation, computation, measurement, mensuration; audit, check, checkup, examination, inspection, review, scan, scrutiny, survey; reassessment, transvaluation; overestimation, overevaluation; underestimation

  3. 3 a feeling of great approval and liking <a show business superstar who enjoys the estimation of fans and fellow performers alike> Synonyms account, appreciation, esteem, admiration, favor, regard, respectRelated Words appetite, fancy, fondness, like, love, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use; acclamation, adoration, adulation, approbation, deference, hero worship, homage, honor, idolatry, infatuation, lionization, praise, props [slang], reverence, veneration, worship; delight, enjoyment; amazement, awe, wonder, wonderment; enthusiasm, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; affection, attachment, devotion, passionNear Antonyms condemnation, disapproval, disdain, opprobrium, scorn; disappointment, discontent, disenchantment, disgruntlement, disillusionment, displeasure, indignation, unhappiness; aversion, contempt, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disregard, distaste; hate, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abomination, antipathy, detestation; deprecation, displeasure, dissatisfactionAntonyms disfavor





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