misjudge

[ mis-juhj ]
/ mɪsˈdʒʌdʒ /

verb (used with or without object), mis·judged, mis·judg·ing.

to judge, estimate, or value wrongly or unjustly.

Nearby words

  1. misinformation,
  2. misinformed,
  3. misinterpret,
  4. misinterpretation,
  5. misjoinder,
  6. misjudgement,
  7. misjudgment,
  8. miskito,
  9. misknow,
  10. misknowledge

Origin of misjudge

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

Related formsmis·judg·er, nounmis·judg·ing·ly, adverbmis·judg·ment; especially British, mis·judge·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for misjudgment

misjudge

/ (ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ) /

verb

to judge (a person or persons) wrongly or unfairly
Derived Formsmisjudger, nounmisjudgment or misjudgement, noun

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