Definition of misjudge
: to be mistaken in judgment
1 : to estimate wrongly
2 : to have an unjust opinion of
misjudgmentplay \-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun
Examples of misjudge in a Sentence
I can see that I've completely misjudged you. I apologize.
The outfielder misjudged the fly ball and it went over his head.
The pilot misjudged the landing.
Recent Examples of misjudge from the Web
Longtime Democratic activists backing Northam fear the national progressives are misjudging the political environment in Virginia.
During the second practice on Thursday, Mercedes made a sloppy mistake when misjudging a tire switch onto the quicker ultra-soft compound.
To see the rafts of rotting fish and deem the Salton Sea dead, while logical at face value, is to misjudge an absurdly productive body of water.
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First Known Use of misjudge
MISJUDGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misjudge for English Language Learners
: to have an unfair opinion about (someone)
: to estimate (something, such as an amount, distance, etc.) incorrectly
MISJUDGE Defined for Kids
Definition of misjudge for Students
: to make a wrong or unfair judgment or estimate of
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