underemphasis

un·der·em·pha·size

 (ŭn′dər-ĕm′fə-sīz′)
tr.v. un·der·em·pha·sized, un·der·em·pha·siz·ing, un·der·em·pha·siz·es
To fail to give enough emphasis to.

un′der·em′pha·sis (-sĭs) n.

underemphasis

(ˌʌndərˈɛmfəsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
a lack of emphasis
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