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misjudge

mis·judge

misjudge

 
 
pronunciation:
mihs juhj
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: misjudged, misjudges, misjudging
definition 1: to hold an unjustified opinion (of).
I apologize, as I seem to have misjudged you.
synonyms:
misunderstand
similar words:
miscalculate, misconstrue, misinterpret, misread
definition 2: to reckon (something) incorrectly.
He misjudged his speed and lost control of the car as he rounded the curve.
synonyms:
miscalculate
similar words:
misread, overestimate, overrate, underestimate, underrate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition:  
She sometimes misjudges when she hires an applicant, but this time she got it completely right.
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derivations: misjudgingly (adv.), misjudgment (n.)
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