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To not value something or someone - thesaurus

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undervalue

verb

to not recognize how important or valuable someone or something is

underrate

verb

to fail to recognize how important, powerful, good, or skillful someone or something really is

disregard

verb

to not consider something important, or to not pay any attention to it

marginalize

verb

to make someone or something seem not important or relevant

overlook

verb

to fail to consider someone or something, or to fail to recognize success

underestimate

verb

to think that someone has less power or ability than they really have

discount

verb

to consider that something is not important, possible, or likely

look down on

to think that you are better or more important than someone else, or to think that something is not good enough for you

wave aside

to ignore someone’s ideas, feelings, or opinions because you do not think they are important

disdain

verb

formal to think that someone or something is not important and does not deserve any respect

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depersonalize

verb

to treat people in a way that makes them feel that their feelings and ideas are not important

laugh off

to joke about something in order to show that you think it is not important or serious

look down your nose at

to think that you are better or more important than someone, or to think that something is not good enough for you

talk down to

to talk to someone as if you think they are not as intelligent or important as you are

underestimate

verb

to think or guess that something is smaller, less important, etc. than it really is

undersell

verb

to think or say that someone or something is less important, valuable, effective, etc. than they really are

undervalue

verb

to consider something to be worth less money than it really is

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