underrate

Part of speech: verb

To rate too low.

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Usage examples "underrate":

  1. This being granted, it follows that no painter should underrate sculpture, and no sculptor should make light of painting. - "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.
  2. You must not underrate yourself as you did in your last. - "Lafcadio Hearn", Nina H. Kennard.
  3. The reaction takes place, and they then underrate, as much as before they had overrated, each other. - "Mr. Midshipman Easy", Captain Frederick Marryat.