Underestimation

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Underestimation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ underestimation
underestimation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ depreciation
depreciation
&c.(detraction) 934
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pessimism
pessimism
pessimist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ undervaluing
undervaluing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ modesty
modesty
&c. 881
PARAG:Underestimation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ underrate
underrate
underestimate
undervalue
underreckon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ depreciate
depreciate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ disparage
disparage
&c.(detract) 934
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not do justice to
not do justice to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ misprize
misprize
disprize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ ridicule
ridicule
&c. 856
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ slight
slight
&c.(despise) 930
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ neglect
neglect
&c. 460
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ slur over
slur over
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make light of
make light of
make little of
make nothing of
make no account of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ belittle
belittle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ minimize
minimize
think nothing of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set no store by
set no store by
set at naught
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shake off as dewdrops from the lion's mane
shake off as dewdrops from the lion's mane
PARAG:Underestimation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ depreciating
depreciating
depreciated
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unvalued
unvalued
unprized

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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