[verb mis-es-tuh-meyt; noun mis-es-tuh-mit] /verb mɪsˈɛs təˌmeɪt; noun mɪsˈɛs tə mɪt/
verb (used with object), misestimated, misestimating.
to wrongly or inadequately.
a wrong or inadequate .
1778, from mis- (1) + estimate (v.). Related: Misestimated; misestimating.
[ih-val-yoo-eyt] /ɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), evaluated, evaluating. 1. to determine or set the or amount of; appraise: to evaluate property. 2. to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess: to evaluate the results of an experiment. 3. Mathematics. to determine or calculate the numerical value of (a formula, function, relation, […]
[ih-val-yoo-ey-shuh n] /ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of or appraising. 2. (especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition. n. 1755, from French évaluation, from évaluer “to find the value of,” from é- “out” (see ex-) + valuer (see value).
[ik-spleyn] /ɪkˈspleɪn/ verb (used with object) 1. to make plain or clear; render understandable or intelligible: to explain an obscure point. Synonyms: explicate. Antonyms: confuse. 2. to make known in detail: to explain how to do something. 3. to assign a meaning to; interpret: How can you explain such a silly remark? 4. to make […]
[mis-fee-zuh ns] /mɪsˈfi zəns/ noun, Law. 1. a wrong, actual or alleged, arising from or consisting of affirmative action. 2. the wrongful performance of a normally lawful act; the wrongful and injurious exercise of lawful authority. /mɪsˈfiːzəns/ noun 1. (law) the improper performance of an act that is lawful in itself Compare malfeasance, nonfeasance n. […]