mis·​eval·​u·​a·​tion ˌmis-i-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən How to pronounce misevaluation (audio)
plural misevaluations
: 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

Examples of misevaluation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But to make Rohrwasser the first kicker taken in the draft, and then release him after one year and zero games played, represents a terrible misevaluation by Belichick and the Patriots. BostonGlobe.com, 27 Mar. 2021 There was a misevaluation by multiple teams then, because a redraft of 2017 today would have Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson as the top two picks, and Myles Garrett third. Doug Lesmerises, cleveland, 8 Mar. 2021 The misevaluation of Dillon Tate as the No. 4 overall pick in 2015 stands out and has had a crippling impact on player development. Evan Grant, Dallas News, 12 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misevaluation was in 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Misevaluation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misevaluation. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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