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misjudge

[ mis-juhj ]
/ mɪsˈdʒʌdʒ /
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verb (used with or without object), mis·judged, mis·judg·ing.
to judge, estimate, or value wrongly or unjustly.
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Origin of misjudge

First recorded in 1525–35; mis-1 + judge

OTHER WORDS FROM misjudge

mis·judg·er, nounmis·judg·ing·ly, adverbmis·judg·ment; especially British, mis·judge·ment, noun
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How to use misjudge in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for misjudge

misjudge
/ (ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ) /

verb
to judge (a person or persons) wrongly or unfairly

Derived forms of misjudge

misjudger, nounmisjudgment or misjudgement, noun
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