unforced error

noun

Definition of unforced error

: a missed shot or lost point (as in tennis) that is entirely a result of the player's own blunder and not because of the opponent's skill or effort gave away the final game with three wild unforced errors— Sally Jenkins

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“Unforced error.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforced%20error. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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