misgauged

variants also misgaged
past tense of misgauge
as in misunderstood
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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“Misgauged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misgauged. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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