misjudge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v misjudge judge incorrectly
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Misjudge To judge erroneously or unjustly; to err in judgment; to misconstrue.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • misjudge To err in judging of; judge erroneously or wrongfully.
    • misjudge Synonyms To misapprehend, misunderstand, misconceive.
    • misjudge To err in judgment; form erroneous opinions or notions.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Misjudge mis-juj′ to judge wrongly
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Usage

In literature:

He had not misjudged Muriel; she was an admirable ally, an ideal confederate.
"A Reversible Santa Claus" by Meredith Nicholson
He had not misjudged the youth, and it confirmed him in the plan that had come suddenly into his cunning mind.
"The Free Rangers" by Joseph A. Altsheler
We wholly misjudge the Encyclopaedia, if we treat it either as literature or philosophy.
"Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Morley
Every ideal and habit of my life was cruelly misjudged.
"Darkwater" by W. E. B. Du Bois
Misdeeming, ii, 3, misleading; iv, 2, misjudging.
"Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I" by Edmund Spenser
Perhaps she had misjudged her.
"The Girl from Montana" by Grace Livingston Hill
Perhaps, they had misjudged this slender, dark-eyed girl after all.
"Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School" by Jessie Graham Flower
In these countries many quite unworthy people have these: so a good man who lacks them is likely to be badly misjudged.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 2, May, 1915" by Various
However much Douglas may have misjudged the causes for this fusion movement at the outset, he was not long blind as to its implications.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
I had not misjudged her.
"Paradise Garden" by George Gibbs
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In poetry:

"And thou, in these wild, troubled days,
Misjudged alike in blame and praise,
Unsought and undeserved the same
The skeptic's praise, the bigot's blame;—
"The Chapel of the Hermits" by John Greenleaf Whittier
But not for me, nor I for them; and so
With happiness. Therefor I stay outside,
Believing this, and they maul to and fro,
Believing that; and both are satisfied,
If no one has misjudged himself. Or lied.
"Reasons For Attendance" by Philip Larkin

In news:

I did my best in a previous column to illustrate the silliness of the Obama campaign's focus on a 30-year-old Romney/dog travel episode, but, alas, I misjudged our capacity for the absurd .
Chase Emmons has been buzzing around the city spreading the word on an often-misjudged form of urban farming: beekeeping.
Chase Emmons has been buzzing around the city spreading the word on an often-misjudged form of urban farming: beekeeping .
Campaign dustup proves even judges can horribly misjudge.
I thought it was amazing that someone in position would go on with that degree of certainty, that fast and that authoritatively and be that wrong t demonstrated such serious misjudgments.
Finnish iPhone Users Misjudge How Much They Overspend.
Finnish iPhone Users Misjudge How Much They Overspend .
In many cases, parameters have become a safe-haven for control design misjudgments.
The PM misjudged his tone on the school sports issue.
Clearly I misjudged the effect asking the.
The clothes retailer really, really misjudged its latest promotional offer.
Misjudging the postseason landscape .
Mitt's ' marvelous ' misjudgment.
Misjudgment at Nuremberg from the October 7, 1993 issue.
In the October 7, 1993, article "Misjudgment at Nuremberg " István Deák claims that the Nuremberg trials were a mistake and a failure.
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In science:

They inherit most of the nice features of their parent triangulations and put in a more proper perspective some of the pathologies of Regge triangulations which have often been misjudged.
The modular geometry of Random Regge Triangulations
Because the OH/IR stars yield a similar age to the IR C stars, even a catastrophic misjudgment of the C star fraction in Figure 1b does not invalidate our bar age limit.
An Upper Limit to the Age of the Galactic Bar
This may result from misjudgements or from herding effects, i.e. from a tendency to follow traditions and majority opinions.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
But sometimes the number is rather difficult to guess at beforehand, while any misjudgement spoils the program performance.
Recurrence Relations for Three-Loop Prototypes of Bubble Diagrams with a Mass
In my opinion we who have been shocked might have been misled by our gut feelings and have been misjudging the minimal size which is necessary for the thermal limit to make sense.
Strange Quark Matter Theory
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