OVERRATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OVERRATE
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 v.  make too high an estimate of
Classic Sentence:
1  After this escape, I was content to take a foggy view of the Inn through the window's encrusting dirt, and to stand dolefully looking out, saying to myself that London was decidedly overrated.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXI
2  It was now Heyward's turn to bite his lip with vexation as the other so coolly alluded to a force which the young man knew to be overrated.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 15
3  Rose had by no means overrated the measure of the good doctor's wrath.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
Example Sentence:
1  I think I overrated him; he can't handle a senior job.