Meaning of Understatement



English: Understatement
Bangla: ন্যূনোক্তি, ন্যূনভাষণ
Hindi: परदा डालना, चुप्पी साधना, चुपड़ना, ख़ामोश रहना
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Definition: 1

the act or an instance of understating, or representing in a weak or restrained way that is not borne out by the facts: The journalist wrote that the earthquake had caused some damage. This turned out to be a massive understatement of the devastation.

Definition: 2

the act or an instance of stating something in restrained terms, or as less than it is