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underachievement

a term used widely but imprecisely for cases of low attainment or for performance which is deemed to be less than anticipated should be the case in the circumstances. Identifying such expected performance is hugely questionable. The term also needs to be used carefully to take account of the socioeconomic cultural and personal issues which may be significant factors (see potential).