Translation of understatement in Spanish:

understatement

Pronunciation /ˈəndərˌsteɪtmənt/ /ʌndəˈsteɪtm(ə)nt/ /ˈʌndəsteɪtm(ə)nt/

noun

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    to say it wasn't well attended is an understatement decir que no estuvo muy concurrido es quedarse corto
    • that's the understatement of the year! ese es el eufemismo del año
    • a master of understatement un experto en la descripción mesurada y comedida
    • He was a natural diplomat, too, cool as a breeze under pressure and a master of understatement.
    • She is at once fiercely competitive and ladylike, a fighter to the death and yet a model of polite understatement.
    • The reading of his will raised some eyebrows, to riot in understatement.
    • More than half a century later the country has moved from understatement to groundless exaggeration.
    • It's a hilarious film full of gems of comic absurdity that are mixed in with nonchalant understatement.
    • For those in need of a true soul album, loaded with understatement, look no further.
    • Either way, it is clear he was a writer who preferred hint and understatement, a wink instead of a nudge.
    • As with all his films to date, his understatement proves to be his greatest strength.
    • I only read it for the first time last year and it's no understatement to say it was a life-changing read.
    • This song set the tone for the downbeat understatement that the event traditionally displays.
    • Evan has a way of combining generous understatement with a big grin that is very endearing.
    • The film was an exercise in stylish understatement, and was all the better for it.
    • One of the ways he achieves the element of understatement is by usually talking quietly.
    • To say the game could have done with a goal then is understatement.
    • The sequence is thus all the more powerful for its brevity and understatement.
    • This is a harrowing play made all the more poignant by its understatement.
    • However he carries it off with real pathos and at times almost heroic understatement.
    • Apart from his many other talents, he is also master of the understatement.
    • Clearly, living so long and so intimately with other people has made him a master of the understatement.
    • To say the man was large would be an understatement beyond all understatements.