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Synonyms for misstep
mɪsˈstɛpmis·step

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trip, trip-up, stumble, misstepnoun

    an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

    "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"

    Synonyms:
    tripper, lurch, stumble, slip, trip-up, trip, stagger, head trip

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  1. misstepnoun

    Synonyms:
    wrong step, false step

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. misstepnoun

    Synonyms:
    faux pas

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How to use misstep in a sentence?

  1. Diane Swonk:

    What many once hoped would be a sprint has become a marathon of a pandemic with the finish line a mirage, the risk of a policy misstep and a premature end to this business cycle is rising.

  2. Congressman Cramer:

    But what if 36 years of a record where there's nothing like that again -- but instead there's a record of a perfect gentleman, of an intellect, of a stellar judge, a guy who's been in front of what, he's had 300 cases in front of him and hasn't had a misstep.

  3. Shana Verstegen:

    You need every single muscle in your body ... if you get tired your technique goes out the door, one little misstep and its over.

  4. David Westin:

    The real difficulty for a news organization, or a reporter, is that once you've made one misstep, it's really hard to earn (trust) back, you can. But it takes a lot of time.

  5. Jason Ballard:

    I am deeply disappointed that Chris Hurst has decided to end his campaign in such a reckless way, his latest misstep is yet another reason why he doesn't deserve another term as Delegate. I, on the other hand, will remain laser focused on the issues that matter most to the people of the 12th District. I will always strive to set a good and positive example for my children and the fine people of the New River Valley.


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  • FehltrittGerman
  • paso en falsoSpanish
  • harha-askel, hairahtua, astua harhaan, erehtyäFinnish
  • faux pas, trébucher, s'emmêler les pinceaux, gaffer, bourdeFrench
  • pas greșit, poticnireRomanian
  • оступиться, ложный шаг, оплошностьRussian
  • chybaSlovak
  • ความผิดThai
  • 過失Chinese

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