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underestimation

Roget category 483

4. Words relating to the intellectual faculties
4.5. Results of reasoning
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#483. Underestimation

noun

underestimationdepreciation etc. (detraction) 934pessimism, pessimistundervaluing etc. v. — modesty etc. 881.

verb

underrate, underestimate, undervalue, underreckondepreciatedisparage etc. (detract) 934not do justice tomisprize, disprizeridicule etc. 856slight etc. (despise) 930neglect etc. 460slur over.
make light of, make little of, make nothing of, make no account ofbelittleminimize, think nothing ofset no store by, set at naughtshake off as dewdrops from the lion's mane.

adjective

depreciating, depreciated etc. v. — unvalued, unprized.



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