Usage examples for underrated

  1. Some part of the blame must surely attach to the slow- paced D'Erlon and to the Emperor himself, who first underrated the difficulties both at Ligny and Quatre Bras, and then changed his plans when Ney was in the midst of a furious fight. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. Its place in the strategic conduct of the war in Europe has been obscured, and- by some people unfortunately- underrated. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. We had, in fact, underrated the Turkish resistance, a mistake not uncommon during the war, and had to resign ourselves to a summer of trench warfare with the best grace we could muster. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  4. She underrated his virtue, though she overrated his value. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  5. " I am satisfied with your choice," responded Williams, who prided himself upon his rifle- shooting, in which accomplishment Dic had underrated his antagonist. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  6. On the whole, she went to work with energy, and seemed determined to establish the fact that her abilities were greatly underrated, and that a woman could accomplish more than one thing at a time when she set about it. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  7. In many ways- certainly during his lifetime- Piper was the most underrated of the John W. Campbell's " Astounding" writers. – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  8. I am not aware that I have underrated the effect of the wants and tastes of mankind on profits; they frequently occasion large profits on particular commodities for short periods, but they do not, I think, often operate on general profits, because they do not often influence the growth of raw produce. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  9. He had seen much of human nature; the girl was very young, and perhaps he underrated the strength of her love for the dead man, and thought that she might yet marry happily and live a normal woman's life. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  10. He still underrated the force which Austria had brought into the field against him. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  11. I do appreciate it, I assure you, and I feel guilty because I underrated your talent. – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
  12. Not that he was ignorant of nor underrated the magnitude of the obstacles in his way. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  13. First, he showed, by incontrovertible evidence, the utter falsehood of the charge, that he had underrated the merits of others and exalted his own. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  14. Though its physical aspect,- the loss of treasure and of blood- was most affecting, I cannot but think that its mental and moral aspect has been underrated. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  15. His claims in these respects are much, underrated by those who are opposed to him in politics. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  16. I have never told them to mortal being, but I must tell them now; I remember them as I remember the look of my child's face when she was first put in my arms, the child- She had underrated her strength. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  17. Afterward he was to learn that he had underrated the gifts of the former mayor. – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  18. Harry would not have the Old Dominion, nor his share in it, underrated. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray