[ 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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OTHER WORDS FROM misjudgemis·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
There was a creek at the bottom, and more than once, we would misjudge the speed of our sleds and go rocketing past the tree line, over the bank and into the shallow water below.Boozy hot chocolate recaptures the magic of a childhood snow day with a grown-up twist|M. Carrie Allan|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
"A very regrettable misjudgement," say the Athenians; and the war proceeds to its hideous end.Euripedes and His Age|Gilbert Murray
British Dictionary definitions for misjudge
/ (ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ) /
to judge (a person or persons) wrongly or unfairly
Derived forms of misjudgemisjudger, nounmisjudgment or misjudgement, noun
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