Understatement Synonyms

ŭn'dər-stāt'mənt, ŭn'dər-stāt'-

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Synonyms for Understatement

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An estimate or perception that is too low.
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(Rhetoric) A figure of speech in which the speaker emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite; a figure of speech in which understatement is used with negation to express a positive attribute; a form of irony
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(Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
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A distorting or being distorted
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An explanation that excludes important information for the sake of brevity, or of making the explanation or presentation easy to understand.
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Find another word for understatement. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for understatement, like: less than the truth, modest statement, overstatement, restrained statement, underestimate, litotes, restraint, distortion, belittlement, avoidance of overemphasis or exaggeration and null.