What does the word estimation mean?

Usage examples for estimation

  1. He was continued a member of Congress until 1785- full evidence of the high estimation in which he was held by his constituents. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. It ought not to be very difficult for any one to recognize and understand why the methods of science and the rule of reason occupy such a dominant place in public estimation as they undoubtedly do to- day. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  3. To my mind, he is the only man in Castro that deserves my estimation. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja