References in classic literature ?
At intervals, he had even yet encouraged himself to underrate the true importance of the feeling which Emily had awakened in him.
But to underrate or forget thy faithful services is something I could never be guilty of, even in the giddiest moment of my life.
"My dear Arnold, you greatly underrate the existing resources of the trade in hair!
My brother was to be his representative and successor; he must go to Eton and Oxford, for the sake of making connexions, of course: my father was not a man to underrate the bearing of Latin satirists or Greek dramatists on the attainment of an aristocratic position.
"I think you underrate the value of that emotion," she said slowly, and a little awkwardly.