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un·der·rate

 (ŭn′dər-rāt′)
tr.v. un·der·rat·ed, un·der·rat·ing, un·der·rates
To rate too low; underestimate.

underrated

(ˌʌndəˈreɪtɪd)
adj
underestimated
Translations

underrated

[ˌʌndəˈreɪtɪd] ADJ [play, book, actor] → no debidamente valorado, infravalorado
he's very underratedno se lo valora debidamente

underrated

[ˌʌndərˈreɪtɪd] adjsous-estimé(e)under-represented [ˈʌndərrɛprɪˈzɛntɪd] adj
to be under-represented → être sous-représenté(e)
References in classic literature ?
(heaven knows it is not exorbitant in its requirements!); for although I well know how hard it is for a man of genius with a seriously underrated subject to maintain serene and kindly relations with the men who underrate it, and who keep all the best places for less important subjects which they profess without originality and sometimes without much capacity for them, still, if he overwhelms them with wrath and disdain, he cannot expect them to heap honors on him.
"I have never had a high opinion of Frank Churchill.I can suppose, however, that I may have underrated him.
"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.
Sabin remarked, "you have underrated the sporting instinct.
Who will wonder that Barbara had a headache, or that Barbara's mother was disposed to be cross, or that she slightly underrated Astley's, and thought the clown was older than they had taken him to be last night?
As usual, I had underrated the amount of work involved in this portion of the task, and two long days were necessary to complete it.
The importance of the fact that hybrids are very generally sterile, has, I think, been much underrated by some late writers.
Perhaps I trusted too implicitly to these titles--perhaps I underrated the keenness of the lower instincts in persons of weak intellect--it is certain that I neglected to prepare her sufficiently for a disappointment on entering my house.
"Thank you very much," said he; "I fear that I underrated the difficulty of the task.
Taken so horribly unawares, even Raffles must fall an easy prey to a desperado in resource and courage scarcely second to himself, but one whom he had fatally underrated from the beginning.
MY WEEK Punting Ransom Note made up for a dire Aintree and a worse US Masters with his all-the-way success in the Earl of Sefton Underrated Native Khan may well have been overlooked in most quarters for the 2,000 Guineas mainly because the trends boys are dead against the Craven as a trial these days Chester Cup watch Mount Athos was impressive at Dundalk on Friday night and, having been bought by Chester-lover Dr Marwan Koukash, looks a leading player, although he did not strike me as a horse who would be suited by that track when trained by John Hills last year
Teenage Fanclub are the most underrated band in Britain.