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underemphasize

[uhn-der-em-fuh-sahyz] /ˌʌn dərˈɛm fəˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), underemphasized, underemphasizing.
1.
to give less than sufficient emphasis to; minimize.
Also, especially British, underemphasise.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; under- + emphasize
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  • Incident reports probably underemphasize physician care for two reasons.
  • Humans, if they don't understand a risk, tend to either over or underemphasize it.

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