UNDERRATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNDERRATE
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 v.  make too low an estimate of
Classic Sentence:
1  You, as a good Tory, must not underrate them.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 17
2  She had listened with calm contempt while these women had underrated the Confederate Army, blackguarded Jeff Davis and accused Southerners of murder and torture of their slaves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  I am bound to say that in all the accounts which you have been so good as to give of my own small achievements you have habitually underrated your own abilities.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
Example Sentence:
1  Never underrate the difficulties which your pupils will have to encounter, or try to persuade them that what you assign is easy.
2  We women have a lot of good business skills, although we tend to underrate ourselves.