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synonyms for underemployed

  • idle
  • inactive
  • jobless
  • down
  • free
  • loafing
  • at liberty
  • between jobs
  • closed-down
  • disengaged
  • fired
  • laid-off
  • leisured
  • on layoff
  • on the bench
  • on the dole
  • on the shelf
  • out of a job
  • out of action
  • out of work
  • resting
  • unapplied
  • unengaged
  • unexercised
  • unoccupied
  • unused
  • without gainful employment
  • workless

antonyms for underemployed

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  • active
  • busy
  • working
  • employed
  • occupied
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How to use underemployed in a sentence

That means times will remain hard for people like Valerie Moreno, who recently wound up underemployed, again.
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The majority of theater professionals aren’t working or are woefully underemployed.
THE YEAR THEATERS WENT DARKPATRICK FOLLIARDDECEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Inflation is rising, oil revenues have plunged, foreign investment has all but dried up and more than 55 percent of Nigerians are underemployed or unemployed.
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