Definitions for underestimateˌʌn dərˈɛs təˌmeɪt; -mɪt, -ˌmeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning(verb)

    an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value

  2. undervalue, underestimate(verb)

    assign too low a value to

    "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price"

  3. lowball, underestimate(verb)

    make a deliberately low estimate

    "The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"

  4. underestimate, underrate(verb)

    make too low an estimate of

    "he underestimated the work that went into the renovation"; "Don't underestimate the danger of such a raft trip on this river"

Wiktionary

  1. underestimate(Noun)

    An estimate or perception that is too low.

  2. underestimate(Verb)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underestimate(verb)

    to set to/ low a value on; to estimate below the truth

  2. Underestimate(noun)

    the act of underestimating; too low an estimate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underestimate

    un-dėr-es′ti-māt, v.t. to estimate at too low a rate: to set too low a value on.—n. an insufficiently high opinion.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underestimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underestimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Scott Adams:

    You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.

  2. Henry Adams:

    There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.

  3. Douglas Noel Adams:

    A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

  4. Valerie Jamieson:

    I really don't think it is ever going to happen, then again, one thing I've learned is never to underestimate the ingenuity of physicists, so never say never.

  5. Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia:

    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

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