misestimate

verb
mis·es·ti·mate | \ ˌmis-ˈe-stə-ˌmāt \
misestimated; misestimating

Definition of misestimate 

transitive verb

: to estimate (something) wrongly He reopens one of the epic disputes of the cold war, namely whether the C.I.A. misestimated Soviet military and economic strength in the 1970's … —Philip Taubman

Other words from misestimate

misestimate \ˌmis-ˈe-stə-mət \ noun plural misestimates
His misestimate was big but inconsequential, at least in the short term. —Ross Ramsey
misestimation \ˌmis-ˌe-stə-ˈmā-shən \ noun plural misestimations
a serious misestimation of the charges

First Known Use of misestimate

1809, in the meaning defined above

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