underachievement
noun see underachiever

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Underachievement — Underachievement,   Overachievement …   Universal-Lexikon

  • underachievement — underachieve ► VERB ▪ do less well than is expected. DERIVATIVES underachievement noun underachiever noun …   English terms dictionary

  • underachievement — See underachieve. * * * …   Universalium

  • underachievement — noun An achievement that is less than expected; underperformance. See Also: underachieve, underachiever …   Wiktionary

  • underachievement — Failure to achieve as well as one s abilities would seem to allow …   Medical dictionary

  • Underachievement — Un|der|achieve|ment [ʌndərə tʃi:v...] das; s <zu engl. to underachieve »unter dem erreichbaren Leistungsniveau«, dies zu under »unter , Unter « u. to achieve »erreichen, erlangen«; vgl. ↑...ment> wider Erwarten schlechtes Abschneiden in… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • underachievement — See: underachiever …   English dictionary

  • underachievement — noun poorer than expected performance (poorer than might have been predicted from intelligence tests) (Freq. 3) • Ant: ↑overachievement • Derivationally related forms: ↑underachieve • Hypernyms: ↑performance …   Useful english dictionary

  • Низкие учебные достижения (academic underachievement) — Н. у. д. это достижения ниже ожидаемого или прогнозируемого уровня. Традиционно, тесты IQ использовались для прогнозирования уровня достижений, а стандартизованные тесты достижений для установления критерия. Отклонение установленной величины,… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • underachieve — underachievement, n. /un deuhr euh cheev /, v.i., underachieved, underachieving. 1. to perform, esp. academically, below the potential indicated by tests of one s mental ability or aptitude. 2. to perform below expectations or achieve less than… …   Universalium

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