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This undervaluation of women at the start is one of the mysteries of life.

She was full of feeling on the subject of what she believed to be his undervaluation.

O what lamentations did she utter, and perhaps what self-reproaches for her undervaluation of past mercies!

There is a large margin for error, but there can be no doubt that the net result has almost always been undervaluation.

One form easily taken by this indifference and undervaluation is that of practical communism.

This undervaluation, this cheapening of child life, is to speak crudely but frankly the direct result of overproduction.

Every one of us is subject to alternations of overvaluation and undervaluation of ourselves.

This can best be done by judicious provisions that will induce the disclosure of attempted fraud by undervaluation and smuggling.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "to rate as inferior in value" (to), from under + value (v.). Sense of "to estimate or esteem too low" is recorded from 1610s. Meaning "to rate at too low a monetary value" is attested from 1620s.

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