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view main entry for underestimate verb  /ˌʌndərˈestɪˌmeɪt/
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  /ˌʌndərˌestɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
British English pronunciation: underestimation
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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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