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Meaning of UNDERSTATEMENT

Pronunciation:  `undu'steytmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said
 

UNDERSTATEMENT is a 14 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Antonyms: exaggeration, magnification, overstatement
 
 See Also: litotes, meiosis, statement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un"der*state`ment\, n.
The act of understating, or the condition of being
understated; that which is understated; a statement below the
truth.

 

 

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