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mis·judge

 (mĭs-jŭj′)
v. mis·judged, mis·judg·ing, mis·judg·es
v.tr.
To judge wrongly.
v.intr.
To be wrong in judging.

mis·judg′ment n.

misjudge

(ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ)
vb (tr)
to judge (a person or thing) wrongly or unfairly
ˌmisˈjudger n
ˌmisˈjudgment, ˌmisˈjudgement n

mis•judge

(mɪsˈdʒʌdʒ)

v.t., v.i. -judged, -judg•ing.
to judge or estimate wrongly or unjustly.
[1525–35]
mis•judg′ment, n.

misjudge


Past participle: misjudged
Gerund: misjudging

Imperative
misjudge
misjudge
Present
I misjudge
you misjudge
he/she/it misjudges
we misjudge
you misjudge
they misjudge
Preterite
I misjudged
you misjudged
he/she/it misjudged
we misjudged
you misjudged
they misjudged
Present Continuous
I am misjudging
you are misjudging
he/she/it is misjudging
we are misjudging
you are misjudging
they are misjudging
Present Perfect
I have misjudged
you have misjudged
he/she/it has misjudged
we have misjudged
you have misjudged
they have misjudged
Past Continuous
I was misjudging
you were misjudging
he/she/it was misjudging
we were misjudging
you were misjudging
they were misjudging
Past Perfect
I had misjudged
you had misjudged
he/she/it had misjudged
we had misjudged
you had misjudged
they had misjudged
Future
I will misjudge
you will misjudge
he/she/it will misjudge
we will misjudge
you will misjudge
they will misjudge
Future Perfect
I will have misjudged
you will have misjudged
he/she/it will have misjudged
we will have misjudged
you will have misjudged
they will have misjudged
Future Continuous
I will be misjudging
you will be misjudging
he/she/it will be misjudging
we will be misjudging
you will be misjudging
they will be misjudging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misjudging
you have been misjudging
he/she/it has been misjudging
we have been misjudging
you have been misjudging
they have been misjudging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misjudging
you will have been misjudging
he/she/it will have been misjudging
we will have been misjudging
you will have been misjudging
they will have been misjudging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misjudging
you had been misjudging
he/she/it had been misjudging
we had been misjudging
you had been misjudging
they had been misjudging
Conditional
I would misjudge
you would misjudge
he/she/it would misjudge
we would misjudge
you would misjudge
they would misjudge
Past Conditional
I would have misjudged
you would have misjudged
he/she/it would have misjudged
we would have misjudged
you would have misjudged
they would have misjudged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misjudge - judge incorrectlymisjudge - judge incorrectly      
err, mistake, slip - to make a mistake or be incorrect
underrate, underestimate - make too low an estimate of; "he underestimated the work that went into the renovation"; "Don't underestimate the danger of such a raft trip on this river"
overestimate, overrate - make too high an estimate of; "He overestimated his own powers"
miscalculate, misestimate - judge incorrectly; "I had misestimated his determination"

misjudge

verb miscalculate, be wrong about, underestimate, underrate, overestimate, overrate, get the wrong idea about Perhaps I had misjudged him after all.

misjudge

verb
1. To make a mistake in judging:
2. To calculate wrongly:
Translations
podcenitšpatně odhadnout
fejlbedømme
arvioida väärin
pogrešno procijeniti
lebecsül
dæma ranglega
判断を誤る
잘못된 판단을 하다
būti nepagrįstai prastos nuomonės
nepareizi/par zemu novērtēt
felbedöma
ตัดสินใจผิด
yanlış değerlendirmekyanlış hüküm vermek
đánh giá sai

misjudge

[ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ] VT
1. (= miscalculate) → calcular mal
the driver misjudged the bendel conductor no calculó bien la curva
she misjudged the distancecalculó mal la distancia
2. (= judge wrongly) [+ person] → juzgar mal
I may have misjudged hima lo mejor lo juzgué mal

misjudge

[ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ] vt
[+ person] → mal juger, se méprendre sur le compte de
I've misjudged her → Je l'ai mal jugée., je me suis mépris sur son compte
[distance] → mal évaluer
he misjudged the bend → il a mal pris le virage

misjudge

vtfalsch einschätzen, sich verschätzen in (+dat); person alsofalsch beurteilen

misjudge

[ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ] vt (distance, amount) → calcolare male; (person) → giudicare male

misjudge

(misˈdʒadʒ) verb
to have an unfairly low opinion of (a person).

misjudge

يُخْطِئُ فِي الـْحُكّمِ عَلَى špatně odhadnout fejlbedømme falsch beurteilen κρίνω εσφαλμένα juzgar mal arvioida väärin se méprendre pogrešno procijeniti giudicare male 判断を誤る 잘못된 판단을 하다 verkeerd beoordelen feilvurdere mieć błędne mniemanie julgar mal недооценить felbedöma ตัดสินใจผิด yanlış hüküm vermek đánh giá sai 误判断

misjudge

v. juzgar mal, tener una opinión errónea.
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