Definition of underappreciate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəndərəˈprēSHiāt/


[with object] (usually as adjective underappreciated)
Fail to value (someone or something) highly enough: one of the jazz world’s most underappreciated artists
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  • Somewhat more successful are the cuts with guest rappers, most notably a few with the woefully under appreciated Jean Grae.
  • A fascinating tale of an under appreciated Australian hero.
  • Chris Byrd is a very under appreciated fighter in today's Heavyweight division.




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Syllabification: un·der·ap·pre·ci·ate

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