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Correct spelling:
underestimate
Definition:
The act of underestimating; too low an estimate.

Synonyms:

noun
cognition
underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning.
ridicule
Misprize.
underestimate
lowball, underestimation, underrate, underrating, underreckoning, undervalue.
verb
cognition
underestimate, undervalue.
err
misunderstand.
minimize; rate too low
belittle, deprecate, depreciate, disesteem, disparage, miscalculate, miscarry, sell short, slight, underrate, undervalue, put down, make light of, think too little of, not do justice.
misjudge
miscalculate, misestimate, misjudge, misread, mistake, overestimate.
underestimate
belittle, debase, depreciate, devalue, undervalue.
Examples of usage:
  1. It makes him underestimate the strength of those who compete with him, and the difficulty of winning in the long run. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  2. " That's all right, but don't you underestimate Harrison Blake," warned Old Hosie. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  3. In the Falling Wall park there lived a mere handful of men, and these widely scattered; but Van Horn was the last man to underestimate the handful he was after. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  4. The other would be to underestimate our strength. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. So strict has been the boycott- and still is, though a little weakening- that the editors of, and writers upon, the Free Papers probably underestimate their own effect even now. – The Free Press by Hilaire Belloc

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