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misfocus

verb mis·fo·cus \ ˌmis-ˈfō-kəs \

Definition of misfocus

misfocused also misfocussed; misfocusing also misfocussing
transitive + intransitive
: to focus poorly or improperly
  • misfocus a camera
  • misfocusing their attention on trivial matters

First Known Use of misfocus

1898

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misfocus

noun

Definition of misfocus

: inadequate or misdirected focus
  • The main misfocus investors have when it comes to their investment performance is comparing it to a benchmark as the sole factor for success or failure.
  • —Joseph Clark
  • … they are blurred either from misfocus or camera movement, and there is a 1950s grainy quality.
  • —William Meyers

First Known Use of misfocus

1930

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