verb (used with or without object)

to have a wrong opinion of; misjudge: to misdeem someone's ability.

Nearby words

  1. miscue,
  2. miscue analysis,
  3. misdate,
  4. misdeal,
  5. misdeed,
  6. misdemean,
  7. misdemeanant,
  8. misdemeanor,
  9. misdemeanour,
  10. misderive

Origin of misdeem

First recorded in 1250–1300, misdeem is from the Middle English word misdemen. See mis-1, deem

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