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Correct spelling:
underestimate
Synonyms:
underestimate (verb)
debase, depreciate, devalue, undervalue, belittle.
misjudge (verb)
mistake, misread, miscalculate, overestimate, misestimate, misjudge.
Other synonyms:
discount, gauge, set at naught, underreckoning, undervalue, underestimation, do scant justice to, discredit, come short of, guess, carp at, oversight, make light of, misprize, disesteem, flaw, derogate from, marginalize, deprecate, disdain, minimize, dishonor, think too little of, surmise, estimate, judge, put two and two together, underrate, read between the lines, underrating, overlook, disregard, slip, lowball, put down, slight, misapprehension, look down on, blunder, lower, hazard, hold too lightly, gaffe, wave aside, detract from, devaluate, decry, error, mix-up, miscarry, disparage.
Examples of usage:
  1. It is true that Nelson could rely on the proved superiority of the British at that time unit for unit, but it is also true that Nottingham and his colleagues in the Government had information which led them greatly to underestimate strength. Tourville's - "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", Julian Stafford Corbett.
  2. I do not underestimate the difficulties that we face in this mutual effort among our close neighbors, but the free states of this hemisphere, working in close collaboration, have begun to make this alliance a living reality. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. They underestimate the power of the enemy. - "The Kangaroo Marines", R. W. Campbell.

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