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misjudge

verb [T] uk   /ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ/ us  
to form an opinion or idea about someone or something that is unfair or wrong: I thought he wasn't going to support me, but I misjudged him. Sophie totally misjudged the situation and behaved inappropriately. to guess an amount or distance wrongly
misjudgment
noun [C or U] uk ( also misjudgement)   /-mənt/ us  
Their decision to sell the house was a disastrous misjudgment.
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