Adjective "underperformance" definition and examples

(Underperformance may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'The significant underperformance of the economy and the growing fiscal deficit suggests that balancing the budget will be the primary focus of the incoming government.'
  2. 'The head teacher challenges underperformance in teaching and positively supports the professional development of all staff within the school'

More definitions

1. to perform less well than (another of its kind, a general average, etc.) or less well than expected: Surprisingly, the stock has underperformed the market indexes all year. Several of our best players consistently underperform.

More examples(as adjective)

"strategists can be underperformance."

"years can be underperformance."

"weeks can be underperformance."

"terms can be underperformance."

"recentlies can be underperformance."

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Origin

(underperform)