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underestimations

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  • noun Plural form of underestimation.

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Examples

  • I think your sensitivity for my position and that of other Black people in certain parts of this world is not rooted in an honesty about the closed doors, stares, remarks, underestimations, and denied opportunities that we face daily because of what we look like.

    Discourse.net: Running While Black

  • While dealing with other non-black gamers, I have had to endure casual racism, stereotyping, and gross underestimations of my intelligence.

    A Black Gamer Speaks, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In other words, even if overestimations and underestimations are equally likely, we should generally expect lawyers to take strategies in which they overestimate their chance of success, and we should expect cases where the lawyers underestimated their chances of success should be relatively rare.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Your Lawyer’s Wrong:

  • Based on these vague suggestions and analyses that are “out of scope”, they conclude that the previous cost underestimations are “clearly economically significant”.

    Is California’s Environmental Policy Worth Fighting For? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • In other words, even if overestimations and underestimations are equally likely, we should generally expect lawyers to take strategies in which they overestimate their chance of success, and we should expect cases where the lawyers underestimated their chances of success should be relatively rare.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Your Lawyer’s Wrong:

  • Fitz's problems are that he's rather prone to wild underestimations of himself, whining and acting recklessly (killing your enemy's aides in the middle of the hall, which is, at the same time, packed with people, is a no-go, even if you are not an assassin, bred for discretion and so on).

    Robin Hobb - The Farseer Trilogy (Book Review)

  • Fitz's problems are that he's rather prone to wild underestimations of himself, whining and acting recklessly (killing your enemy's aides in the middle of the hall, which is, at the same time, packed with people, is a no-go, even if you are not an assassin, bred for discretion and so on).

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • This is very conservative, and based on past underestimations, this number will likely surpass $10 trillion over the next year.

    Jill Keto: Too Little, Too Late For Derivatives Oversight

  • Both figures are likely gross underestimations of the true number.

    Trita Parsi: Unforgivable Crimes in Iran: The Under-Reporting of Deaths

  • It paid $470 million in compensation, a relatively small amount based on significant underestimations of the long-term health consequences of exposure and the number of people exposed.

    Bhopal, India

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