Sentence Examples


  • He altogether underrated the importance of the national movement in Prussia.
  • The decisive successes for the Alliance were gained by its naval victories, whose importance William somewhat underrated and for whose execution he had only an indirect responsibility.
  • But the French government underrated the strength of Great Britain, imagining that all Englishmen who desired parlia mentary reform desired revolution, and that a few democratic societies represented the nation.
  • Napoleon felt his impotence in coping with the Spanish Uprising insurrection, which he underrated, while yet unable to suppress it altogether.
  • President Celman underrated the strength of the new opposition, and relied upon his armed forces promptly to suppress any signs of open hostility.