misevaluate

verb

mis·​eval·​u·​ate ˌmis-i-ˈval-yə-ˌwāt How to pronounce misevaluate (audio)
-yü-ˌāt
misevaluated; misevaluating

transitive verb

: to make a false or mistaken evaluation : to evaluate (something) wrongly
People have a tendency to go too fast or misevaluate the risk they are confronting.Gene Little

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misevaluate was in 1933

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Cite this Entry

“Misevaluate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misevaluate. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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