[ US /ˌɛstəˈmeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ˌɛstɪmˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. the respect with which a person is held
    they had a high estimation of his ability
  2. a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    in my estimation the boy is innocent
    many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
  3. an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    an estimate of what it would cost
    a rough idea how long it would take
  4. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
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How To Use estimation In A Sentence

  • We can perceive Lu Xun's authentic attitude to Tao Yuanming's reclusion from his high estimation of Tao Yuan ming.
  • Guardastagno (forgetting the lawes of respect and loyall friendship) became overfondly enamoured, expressing the same by such outward meanes, that the Lady her selfe tooke knowledge thereof, and not with any dislike, as it seemed, but rather lovingly entertained; yet she grew not so forgetfull of her honour and estimation, as the other did of faith to his friend. The Decameron
  • In my estimation, he's the more suitable candidate.
  • An estimation for Swedish sunbed users even gives the annual UV dose from sunbeds as approximately equivalent to that from sun exposure.
  • Our expectation was that orgasm would lead to greater total recall error by producing greater overestimation.
  • That he was the one who thought of addressing and acting on the issue has lifted my estimation of Mr Rudd very much.
  • There were no differences between the two groups with respect to the foetal cardiotocographic test results, amniotic fluid volume estimation and umbilical artery pulsatility indices.
  • An improved weighted noise power estimation algorithm is proposed in the paper by taking into account the correlation of inter-frequency in the noisy speech.
  • Finally, to check the adequacy of the model, we present a more general model, together with a simpler approximate estimation procedure.
  • Intent, beside the form it has in language, where it makes the soul of grammar, has many other modes of expression, in mathematical and logical reasoning, in action, and in those contemplated and suspended acts which we call estimation, policy, or morals. The Life of Reason
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