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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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