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Overprize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Overprize To prize excessively; to overvalue.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overprize To value or prize at too high a rate.
    • overprize To surpass in value.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Overprize ō-vėr-prīz′ to value too highly: to surpass in value.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Overpraise

Usage

In literature:

Godolphin secretly resented the very evenness of temper he had once almost overprized.
"Godolphin, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
But remember, it's got to be absurdly overpriced or they'll assume it's crap.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In poetry:

And who could blame the generous weakness
Which, only to thyself unjust,
So overprized the worth of others,
And dwarfed thy own with self-distrust?
"A Memorial" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Analyst calls RIM stock overpriced, gives "sell" rating.
Your overpriced coffee just got slightly more overpriced .
Anyone that has ever worked in retail knows how things can be overpriced .
Facebook still overpriced says Barron's.
No one wants Thomas' overpriced underachievers.
Either Isiah Thomas is confident he can make his celebrated playoff push with the same guys that led the Knicks to a 16-38 record or more likely no one wants his overpriced, underachieving players.
84% of Markets Are Overpriced Of the 100 largest metropolitan areas (based on annual permit activity).
Motorola Xoom Tablet`s $800 Cost: 10 Reasons It`s Overpriced .
America's stunningly overpriced healthcare system in 2 charts.
Overpriced 'setup' houses are used to sell other nearby homes.
Overpriced hotels deter tourists.
The 7 Most Overpriced Dishes in Washington.
Is the stock market overpriced .
Most consumer advocates say the services are overpriced for their payback.
Is the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan Compact Crossover Overpriced .
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In science:

This suggests that Zynga has been overpriced ever since its IPO.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
To make things even worse, the overpriced printer supplies have not only lead to consumer frustration, but also introduced another source of electronic waste.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
However, their signs suggest that both versions of Office are overpriced, since they are priced at a point where the slope of the profit function is negative. [These estimates are based on maximizing the profits of the channel as a whole (i.e., the sum of the profits of the retailer and the software manufacturer).
Evaluating Pricing Strategy Using e-Commerce Data: Evidence and Estimation Challenges
Under B-S formula, at-the-money options tend to be overpriced while deep-in-the-money and deep-out-of-the-money options tend to be underpriced.
Parametric and nonparametric models and methods in financial econometrics
The point is purely qualitative: For both the real data and the simulation, the price and the perceived value undergo large oscillations around each other, as the market becomes alternately underpriced and overpriced.
Physicists attempt to scale the ivory towers of finance
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