Definition of misdeem
- Also at such times is the rich man become fearful, and so waxeth in cruelty, and of that cruelty do people misdeem that it is power and might waxing.
- —William Morris
- Nor misdeem me, that I … should be thus bold.
- —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- … but he misdeems that he is wise …
- —Percy Bysshe Shelley
- … the poverty ye know, which we for wealth misdeem …
- —Aubrey De Vere