Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb[with object] rare
Value too highly; overrate.
- He was a younger brother of an ancient wealthy family, valued the less by others, because overprized by himself.
- A man may undervalue life as well as overprize it.
- Parents overprize their children, while they behold them through the vapours of affection.
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