Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An act of misjudging, a mistake in judgment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wrong or unjust judgment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Erroneous judgment; error in judging or determining.

Etymologies

From mis- +‎ judgment. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • LONDON -- A British woman who outraged pet lovers around the world after she was caught on surveillance camera dumping a cat in a garbage bin apologized on Wednesday for what she called misjudgment and said the situation has gotten "out of control."

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • Wednesday for what she called misjudgment and said the situation has gotten "out of control."

    KETV.com - Local News

  • If the Cardinals don't make the playoffs or get bounced early, the trade could become a regrettable long-term misjudgment.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Now he's being pilloried for the "misjudgment" of commenting on the innuendoes facing him, which is a bit like slapping someone for a while and then deriding them for flinching.

    First Big Brother, now Little Brother, and both are deadly

  • None of the FBI lawyers and/or supervisors responsible for this glaring error and "misjudgment" has been held accountable.

    Kristen Breitweiser: The King's Red Herring

  • If you've been to the crossroads, and made the deal, and got the mojo — which turns out to be dependent on a great deal of hard work and practice, just like sleight-of-hand — wouldn't you maybe get a trifle riled by that kind of misjudgment from time to time?

    Cops and Robbers

  • For example, they may fear accurately seeing as mistakes actual faults in their mentors, such as misjudgment, abusive conduct, or involvement in spiritual power politics.

    Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship ��� 15 Fear in a Disciple-Mentor Relationship

  • We still have the letter in which Burns enclosed "Scots wha 'hae," and it is curious to note his misjudgment of the verse; and side by side with that kind of misjudgment we have men picking out for singular affection and with a full expectation of glory some piece of work of theirs to which posterity will have nothing to say.

    On Something

  • Of course this and other atrocities of "misjudgment", "incompetence", "criminality" are getting little attention by a corporate loving media and seemingly callously detached public:

    Corrente

  • Butler's 2003 report of missing plague vials set off a frantic search that ended when Butler gave FBI agents a written statement in which he admitted a "misjudgment" in not telling his supervisor that the vials had been "accidentally destroyed," according to court records.

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