Definition of misjudgement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (also misjudgment) noun
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒmənt//
    [countable, uncountable]
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  1. 1the act of forming a wrong opinion about somebody/something, especially in a way that makes you deal with them or it unfairly The government made a serious misjudgment in its reaction to the crisis.
  2. 2the act of estimating something such as time or distance wrongly I ran out of wool thanks to a silly misjudgement.