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Definition of "underestimation" []

  • To make too low an estimate of (verb)
  • To think insufficiently highly of (verb)
  • Too low an estimate (noun)
  • An underestimate (noun)

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Use "underestimation" in a sentence
  • "While quantifying the full extent of the resulting cost underestimation is beyond the scope of our study, the underestimation is clearly economically significant."
  • "I would just like to point out that unless the authors of the quoted paper ARE willing to quantify “the full extent of the resulting cost underestimation”, why should we accept their conclusion that “the underestimation is clearly economically significant”? —"
  • "This is a comment on the work related to what we think is a specific and serious drawback of the *statistical methods* applied for reconstructions, namely the underestimation of the low-frequency variability."