misgauge

as in to misunderstand
to make an incorrect judgment regarding the candidate fatally misgauged voters' concerns, and his negative ads only served to alienate many would-be supporters

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“Misgauge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misgauge. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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