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synonyms for underestimation

  • aberration
  • blunder
  • confusion
  • fault
  • gaffe
  • inaccuracy
  • lapse
  • miscalculation
  • misconception
  • misstep
  • omission
  • oversight
  • snafu
  • blooper
  • boo-boo
  • bungle
  • delusion
  • erratum
  • flub
  • fluff
  • illusion
  • inadvertence
  • misapplication
  • misapprehension
  • misinterpretation
  • misprint
  • misstatement
  • muddle
  • neglect
  • overestimation
  • slight
  • slip
  • solecism
  • trip
  • false move
  • false step
  • faux pas
  • misjudgment
  • slip of tongue
  • slipup
  • typographical error
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antonyms for underestimation

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  • accuracy
  • correction
  • correctness
  • perfection
  • remembrance
  • soundness
  • success
  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • respect
  • truth
  • calculation
  • proof
  • understanding
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    How to use underestimation in a sentence

    Which, all things considered, was an underestimation of what ensued hard on the heels of his announcement.
    THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
    It was an underestimation so great that in the light of developments it will some day prove ridiculous.
    KELLY MILLER'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD WAR FOR HUMAN RIGHTSKELLY MILLER
    In the case of interval A the error is one of underestimation in twenty-seven cases; in none is it an error of overestimation.
    HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
    In the case of interval B the error is one of overestimation in seventeen instances, of underestimation in two.
    HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
    In the case of "undesirable" traits (conceit, vulgarity and snobbishness) this constant error is toward underestimation.
    VOCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: ITS PROBLEMS AND METHODSHARRY L. HOLLINGWORTH
    She falls an easy victim now to that underestimation of her business which is so popular.
    THE BUSINESS OF BEING A WOMANIDA M. TARBELL
    That was an error on my part; I was unintentionally guilty of the crime of underestimation.
    EATING IN TWO OR THREE LANGUAGESIRVIN S. COBB
    It is the natural reaction from its overestimation, which is now followed by an equally exaggerated underestimation.
    ON GERMINAL SELECTION AS A SOURCE OF DEFINITE VARIATIONAUGUST WEISMANN
    Germany's second great blunder was an arrogant underestimation of a self-reliant people of English culture and traditions.
    AN ESSAY ON THE AMERICAN CONTRIBUTION AND THE DEMOCRATIC IDEAWINSTON CHURCHILL
    The explanation of this illusion on the simple basis of underestimation or overestimation of angles is open to criticism.
    VISUAL ILLUSIONSMATTHEW LUCKIESH
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