misevaluation

noun mis·eval·u·a·tion \ ˌmis-i-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən , -yü-ˈā- \

Definition of misevaluation

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

First Known Use of misevaluation

1934

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