misjudge misjudge  /mɪs ˈdʒədʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) judge incorrectly

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, says Treasure, without some outside help, retailers often misjudge their own customers.
  2. Others suggest he was merely nave, that a false sense of security caused him to misjudge the risk he took by breaking rank.
  3. We similarly misjudge risk if we feel we have some control over it, even if it's an illusory sense.

News

  • Life saving tips in an auto emergency

    It ranks at, or near, the top of your worst nightmares of what can go wrong when driving. There your are, tooling down the highway, when you misjudge a curve or lose control of your vehicle and plunge into a body of water.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: First Coast News

Quotes

  1. "I thought (the Earnhardt-Vickers wreck) was a typical Daytona, Talladega wreck where one guy tries to protect his spot and the other guy needs the spot and you misjudge by six inches and there's a wreck," Burton said.
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Jeff Burton Source: SI.com

  2. In a tone that seemed to hover between defiance and exhaustion, Tsvangirai said: "I have done my part to promote reconciliation in this country. Even after winning the election, I have compromised for the sake of Zimbabwe. But don't misjudge me. You...
    on Sep 13, 2009 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: Mail & Guardian Online

  3. "He didn't misjudge the ball, he just didn't see it. You don't see it, there is nothing you can do about it," Piniella said.
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Lou Piniella Source: Forbes

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