Definition of underappreciated
: not duly appreciated
Examples of underappreciated in a Sentence
Her work is underappreciated by the critics.
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The series has great performances from Niecy Nash as the underappreciated Desna, Carrie Preston as the prim Polly and especially Dean Norris as the scenery-chewing crime boss Uncle Daddy.
Brandy is probably one of the most important American pop vocalists of the past thirty years, and is underappreciated in the mainstream.
Here’s an obscure favorite from an underappreciated album, Surf’s Up.
This issue’s Big Question asks: What is the most underappreciated medical invention in history?
In other instances, underappreciated national science institutes have been among the first to lose their funding during economic crises.
The role of long-reliever may be the most underappreciated on any pitching staff.
One fascinating figure is Johnny Jenkins, a local guitar hero in Redding’s hometown, Macon, Ga., who takes Redding under his wing — opinions vary widely as to whether Jenkins was an underappreciated genius or an overrated showboat.
Then again, all great artists are underappreciated in their lifetimes.
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Definition of underappreciated for English Language Learners
: not appreciated or valued enough
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