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Synonyms for undervalue
ˌʌn dərˈvæl yuun·der·val·ue

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. undervalue

    To decry is to cry down, in some noisy, public, or conspicuous manner. A witness or a statement is discredited; the currency is depreciated; a good name is dishonored by unworthy conduct; we underestimate in our own minds; we may underrate or undervalue in statement to others. These words are used, with few exceptions, of things such as qualities, merits, attainments, etc. To disparage is to belittle by damaging comparison or suggestion; it is used only of things. A man's achievements are disparaged, his motives depreciated, his professions discredited; he himself is calumniated, slandered, etc. Compare SLANDER.

    See synonyms for PRAISE.

    belittle, carp at, decry, depreciate, derogate from, detract from, discredit, dishonor, disparage, lower, underestimate, underrate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undervalue, underestimateverb

    assign too low a value to

    "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price"

    underrate, devalue, devaluate, lowball, underestimate, depreciate

    overestimate, overvalue

  2. undervalueverb

    esteem lightly

    devalue, devaluate, underestimate, depreciate

    overvalue, overestimate

  3. depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalueverb

    lose in value

    "The dollar depreciated again"

    devalue, vilipend, devaluate, underestimate, deprecate, depreciate

    overvalue, overestimate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. undervalueverb

    underrate, misprize, rate below the true value, rate too low

  2. undervalueverb

    despise, depreciate, esteem lightly, hold in low estimation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. undervalueverb

    depreciate, vilipend, despise, underrate, underestimate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "undervalue":

    underestimate, devalue

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How to use undervalue in a sentence?

  1. Malcom S. Forbes:

    Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

  2. Leanne Brown:

    Feeding ourselves is an undervalued skill, we undervalue it in the capitalist world and in our homes and expectations about it.

  3. Robert Henri:

    Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.

  4. Malcolm Forbes:

    Too many people overvalue what they are, and undervalue what they are not.

  5. Elise Klein:

    It shouldn't be a situation where a woman's choice to be a single woman is a defining marker of if she's going to have a house over her head or not, but it is a major contributor to homelessness, because of the ways in which the economy is structured to completely undervalue unpaid care work.

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