Understatement in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Understatement

presenting something as being smaller or worse than it actually is

Examples of Understatement in a sentence

Saying he had gained a little weight was an understatement since he had put on thirty just last month.  🔊

To say that getting a home loan with bad credit is a small challenge would be a huge understatement.  🔊

Calling the affair a small mistake was an understatement the man’s wife would resent.  🔊

An understatement of the couple’s debt made their finances look much better than what they were.  🔊

To say being a housewife is tough is an understatement since many consider it the most difficult job of all.  🔊

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