underestimate

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Etymology[edit]

under- +‎ estimate

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  • verb: IPA(key): /ʌndɚˈɛs.tɨ.meɪt/
  • noun: IPA(key): /ʌndɚˈɛs.tɨ.mɨt/, /ʌndɚˈɛs.tɨ.mət/

Verb[edit]

underestimate (third-person singular simple present underestimates, present participle underestimating, simple past and past participle underestimated)

  1. (transitive) To perceive (someone or something) as having a lower value, quantity, worth etc. than what it actually has.

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Noun[edit]

underestimate (plural underestimates)

  1. An estimate or perception that is too low.

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