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English definition of “misjudge”

misjudge

verb [T]     /ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ/
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 quite inappropriately .Misunderstanding to guess an amount or distance wrongly Guessing, supposing and suspecting misjudgment (also misjudgement)     /-mənt/ noun [C or U] Their decision to sell the house was a disastrous misjudgment.Judgments and analyses
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