Definitions for underachieveˌʌn dər əˈtʃiv
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un•der•a•chieveˌʌn dər əˈtʃiv(v.i.)-a•chieved, -a•chiev•ing.
to perform below the potential indicated by tests of one's mental ability or aptitude.
to perform below expectations; achieve less than expected.
Origin of underachieve:
perform less well or with less success than expected
"John consistently underachieves, although he is very able"; "My stocks underperformed last year"
To achieve less than expected; to fail to fulfil one's potential.
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