Definitions for underestimation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•es•ti•mateˌʌn dərˈɛs təˌmeɪt; -mɪt, -ˌmeɪt(v.; n.)-mat•ed, -mat•ing

  1. (v.t.)to estimate at too low a value, rate, or the like.

  2. (v.i.)to make an estimate lower than the correct one.

  3. (n.)an estimate that is too low.

Origin of underestimate:

1805–15

un`der•es`ti•ma′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. underestimation(Noun)

    An underestimate

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