Underachieve



underachieve
[uhn-der-uh-cheev] /ˌʌn dər əˈtʃiv/

Word Origin

verb (used without object), underachieved, underachieving.
1.
to perform, especially academically, below the potential indicated by tests of one’s mental ability or aptitude.
2.
to perform below expectations or achieve less than expected, especially by others.
underachieve
/ˌundərəˈtʃiːv/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to fail to achieve a performance appropriate to one’s age or talents

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