Definition of 'misjudge'
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But he misjudged the flight and had to push it away with his fingertips. The Sun (2012)They have misjudged the public mood at a time of austerity. The Sun (2013)But the industry has clearly misjudged the public mood. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They simply misjudged the public mood. The Sun (2010)In fact he misjudged their mood. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)He misjudged the mood of audiences. Truman (1986)But protests from 10,000 disgusted licence payers show they have misjudged the public mood. The Sun (2008)RSA seems to have misjudged their mood. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But unless he actually wanted to be rebuffed, he seems badly to have misjudged the mood of the club. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One man misjudged the mood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But as she and her husband set to work on their secret revamp, she realised how badly she had misjudged the situation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Turns out I may have misjudged the situation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We all thought,'Have we misjudged the situation? The Sun (2010)Not for the first time, he misjudged the mood, which was sober and serious. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It looks as if Europe has once again misjudged the mood in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The source went on: 'He completely misjudged his leap and landed face first on the hard wood stage. The Sun (2011)A police spokesman said: 'She misjudged the distance of the plane. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'misjudge'
British English: misjudge /ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ/ VERB
If you say that someone has misjudged a person or situation, you mean that they have formed an incorrect idea or opinion about them, and often that they have made a wrong decision as a result of this.
Perhaps I had misjudged him, and he was not so selfish after all.
- American English: misjudge
- Arabic: يُخْطِئُ فِي الـْحُكّمِ عَلَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: julgar mal
- Chinese: 误判断
- Croatian: pogrešno procijeniti
- Czech: špatně odhadnout
- Danish: fejlbedømme
- Dutch: verkeerd beoordelen
- European Spanish: juzgar mal
- Finnish: arvioida väärin
- French: se méprendre
- German: falsch beurteilen
- Greek: κρίνω εσφαλμένα
- Italian: giudicare male
- Japanese: 判断を誤る
- Korean: 잘못된 판단을 하다
- Norwegian: feilvurdere
- Polish: mieć błędne mniemanie
- European Portuguese: julgar mal
- Romanian: a judeca greșit
- Russian: недооценить
- Spanish: juzgar mal
- Swedish: felbedöma
- Thai: ตัดสินใจผิด
- Turkish: yanlış hüküm vermek
- Ukrainian: неправильно оцінювати
- Vietnamese: đánh giá sai
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