misevaluate

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

Definition of misevaluate

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

First Known Use of misevaluate

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Misevaluate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misevaluate. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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