Usage Examples for OVERESTIMATE

  1. Arnold is inclined to overestimate the quality of his style. - "Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold" by Matthew Arnold
  2. He was not mistaken, and did not overestimate his powers. - "Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee" by John Esten Cooke
  3. It's very wrong to overestimate one's strength. - "The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces" by John Kendrick Bangs
  4. Enormous progress in the art and science of music has been made in America since I began my studies in Germany in the year 1849. Our teachers meet in great numbers in convention during the summer months and in summer schools and classes, and it is difficult to overestimate the beneficent results which flow from these assemblies. - "Memories of a Musical Life" by William Mason
  5. If there has been a certain tendency on the part of strong partisans of the Anglican Church to overestimate the literary and philosophical merit of this book, which may be called the first vernacular defence of the position of the English Church, that has been at least compensated by partisan criticism on the other side. - "A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature" by George Saintsbury