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Synonyms for understatement
ˌʌn dərˈsteɪt mənt, ˈʌn dərˌsteɪt-un·der·state·ment

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  1. understatementnoun

    a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said

    Antonyms:
    magnification, exaggeration, overstatement

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  1. Josh Taylor:

    Rough is an understatement.

  2. Paul Manafort:

    To say I have been humiliated and ashamed would be a gross understatement.

  3. Drew Ferguson:

    To say it was heated was an understatement.

  4. Jeffrey DeLaurentis:

    It would be an enormous understatement to say his arrival would be met with extraordinary enthusiasm.

  5. Judge Draganchuk:

    To say you violated your role as a police officer would be an understatement.


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