IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

V. RESULTS OF REASONING

Overestimation.

[Antonyms: underestimation.]

[Nouns] overestimation; exaggeration [more]; vanity [more]; optimism, pessimism, pessimist.

much cry and little wool, much ado about nothing; storm in a teacup; fine talking.

[Verbs] overestimate, overrate, overvalue, overprize, overweigh, overreckon, overstrain, overpraise; eulogize; estimate too highly, attach too much importance to, make mountains of molehills, catch at straws; strain, magnify; exaggerate [more]; set too high a value upon; think much of, make much of, think too much of, make too much of; outreckon; panegyrize.

extol, extol to the skies; make the most of, make the best of, make the worst of; make two bites of a cherry.

have too high an opinion of oneself (vanity) [more].

[Adjectives] overestimated; oversensitive (sensibility) [more].

[Phrases] all his geese are swans; parturiunt montes.

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