misjudge

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verb mis·judge \ˌmis-ˈjəj\

Definition of misjudge

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be mistaken in judgment

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to estimate wrongly

  5. 2 :  to have an unjust opinion of

misjudgment

play \-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun

Examples of misjudge in a Sentence

  1. I can see that I've completely misjudged you. I apologize.

  2. The outfielder misjudged the fly ball and it went over his head.

  3. The pilot misjudged the landing.

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First Known Use of misjudge

15th century


MISJUDGE Defined for English Language Learners

misjudge

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verb

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

misjudge

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verb mis·judge \mis-ˈjəj\

Definition of misjudge for Students

misjudged

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misjudging

  1. :  to make a wrong or unfair judgment or estimate of



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