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Estimation of too low a valueNouns — underestimation, underrating, undervaluing, etc.; depreciation, making light of. See detraction, misjudgment, contempt.Verbs — underestimate, underrate, undervalue, underreckon; depreciate, disparage, detract from; not do justice to; misprize, disprize; slight, neglect; slur over; make light of, play down, underplay, understate, take no account of; minimize, belittle.Adjectives — underestimated, underrated, etc.Quotations — No man ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American voter (H. L. Mencken), Let us not underrate the value of a fact; it will one day flower into a truth (Henry David Thoreau).Antonyms, see exaggeration.
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underestimation — noun an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value • Syn: ↑underestimate, ↑underrating, ↑underreckoning • Derivationally related forms: ↑underrate (for: ↑underrating), ↑ … Useful english dictionary