underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning(verb)
an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
assign too low a value to
"Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price"
make a deliberately low estimate
"The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"
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"
An estimate or perception that is too low.
To perceive (someone or something) as having a lower value, quantity, worth etc. than what it actually has.
to set to/ low a value on; to estimate below the truth
the act of underestimating; too low an estimate
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of underestimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of underestimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of underestimate in a Sentence
We can't underestimate Justice Ginsburg role, justice Ginsburg had a way of writing Justice Ginsburg decisions so that they performed an active civic education. Justice Ginsburg was able to explain things in a way that people understood.
I can't wait to take the next step forward as a full-time race driver, i don't underestimate the challenge ahead, going into F1 as a rookie, but I'm extremely motivated and determined to give it my all.
We can show them a little bit of our anger, our determination, ... Even if we lose, we play the game of pride representing seven million people. We're a small city but don't underestimate us.
We saw it with police shootings and that changed legal guidelines, then we saw children being gassed in Syria, and that changed a president’s mind and policies, and you can’t underestimate that.
Health care is incredibly complex. ... The growing number of older people with multi-morbidities are having very very complex trajectories through the health and social care system, we shouldn't underestimate the challenges.
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- subestimarCatalan, Valencian
- Unterschätzung, unterschätzenGerman
- sottostimare, sottovalutare, sottostimaItalian
- לְהַמעִיט בְּעֵרכּוֹHebrew
- 軽視, 過小評価Japanese
- ënnerschätzenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- undervurdereNorwegian Nynorsk
- fazer pouco, subestimar, menosprezarPortuguese
- недооценка, недооценить, недооцениватьRussian
- underskattning, underskatta, undervärdering, undervärderaSwedish
- తక్కువ అంచనా వేయుTelugu
- đánh giá quá thấpVietnamese
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