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
Ever underestimate the potential for disaster !
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
I need to have work done quickly, the problems the people face are not small, do not underestimate them.
We should be careful to not underestimate the sense of urgency and alarm underpinning this request for international support on addressing the threat of terrorism.
Don't underestimate anyone bcz a broken clock will show true time twice in a day.
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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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