misevaluation

noun
mis·​eval·​u·​a·​tion | \ ˌmis-i-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən How to pronounce misevaluation (audio) , -yü-ˈā- \
plural misevaluations

Definition of misevaluation

: a false or mistaken evaluation a misevaluation of events The grades for coaching and personnel moves … reflected the coaches' inability to correct recurring problems and the personnel department's misevaluation of the team's talent.— Rob Demovsky

First Known Use of misevaluation

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Misevaluation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misevaluation. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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