overestimation love

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  • n. An excessive estimation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of overestimating, or the state of being overestimated; overvaluation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an appraisal that is too high
  • n. a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

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  • "'I can't stand being loved--loved?--worshiped! Overestimation freezes me. My mother overestimated me and I haven't said a sincere word to her since I was fifteen years old.'"

    --Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder

    September 6, 2010