from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Beneath or below in position: underground.
  • Inferior or subordinate in rank or importance: undersecretary.
  • Less in degree, rate, or quantity than normal or proper: undersized.


Middle English, from Old English; see n̥dher- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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