misjudgment

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From mis- +‎ judgment.

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misjudgment (countable and uncountable, plural misjudgments)

  1. An act of misjudging; a mistake in judgment.
    • 1960 September, “Talking of Trains: Accident at Holmes Chapel”, in Trains Illustrated, page 522:
      In view of the excessive difference in permitted and actual speeds the Inspecting Officer rejects any claim to misjudgment of speed and considers the driver had not sufficient control over the train.

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