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Misestimate  v. t.  To estimate erroneously.

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"Misestimate" Quotes from Famous Books

... overlooking, in being ignorant or unmindful of some fact which, if known and attended to, would have made a difference in the conclusion arrived at; the error is properly placed in the Class which we are considering. In this Class, there is not, as in all other fallacies there is, a positive misestimate of evidence actually had. The conclusion would be just, if the portion which is seen of the case were the whole of it; but there is another portion overlooked, ...
— A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive • John Stuart Mill

Words linked to "Misestimate" :   cypher, figure, arithmetic, calculate, misjudge, compute, work out

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