Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section V. Results of Reasoning
NOUN: MISJUDGMENT, obliquity of judgment, warped judgment; miscalculation, miscomputation, misconception ( error) [See Error]; hasty conclusion.
PRECONCEPTION, prejudgment, prejudication [ rare], prejudice; foregone conclusion; prenotion, prevention [ Gallicism], predilection, prepossession, preapprehension, presumption, presentiment, foreboding; fixed idea; idée fixe [ F.], obsession, preconceived idea, mentis gratissimus error [ L.]; fools paradise.
PARTISANSHIP, esprit de corps [ F.], party spirit, mob spirit, class prejudice, class consciousness, race prejudice, provincialism, clannishness, prestige.
QUIRK, shift, quibble, equivocation, evasion, subterfuge.
BIAS, warp, twist; hobby, whim, craze, fad, crotchet, partiality, infatuation, blind side, blind spot, mote in the eye.
one-sided -, partial -, narrow -, confined -, superficial- -views, - ideas, - conceptions, - notions; purblindness, entêtement [ F.]; narrow mind; bigotry ( obstinacy) [See Obstinacy]; odium theologicum [ L.]; pedantry; hypercriticism.
DOCTRINAIRE ( positive) [See Certainty].
VERB: MISJUDGE, misestimate, misesteem, misthink, misconjecture, misconceive ( error) [See Error]; fly in the face of facts; miscalculate, misreckon, miscompute.
overestimate [See Overestimation]; underestimate [See Underestimation].
PREJUDGE, forejudge; presuppose, presume, prejudicate [ rare], dogmatize; have a bias &c. n.; have only one idea; jurare in verba magistri [ L.], run away with the notion; jump -, rush- to a conclusion; go off half-cocked [ colloq.]; look only at one side of the shield; view with jaundiced eye, view through distorting spectacles; not see beyond ones nose; dare pondus fumo [ L.]; get the wrong sow by the ear ( blunder) [See Unskillfulness].
BIAS, warp, twist; give a -bias, - twist; prejudice, prepossess.
ADJECTIVE: MISJUDGING &c. v.; ill-judging, wrong-headed; prejudiced, prepossessed; jaundiced; shortsighted, purblind; partial, one-sided, superficial.
NARROW, narrow-minded, narrow-souled; provincial, parochial, insular; mean-spirited; confined, illiberal, intolerant, besotted, infatuated, fanatical, entêté [ F.], positive, dogmatic, dictatorial; pragmatic or pragmatical, egotistical, conceited; opinioned, opinionated, opinionate [ rare], opinionative [ rare], opinative [ obs.], opiniative [ obs.]; self-opinionated; self-opinioned, wedded to an opinion, opiniâtre [ F.]; bigoted ( obstinate) [See Obstinacy]; crotchety, fussy, impracticable; unreasonable, stupid [See Imbecility. Folly]; credulous [See Credulity]; warped.
MISJUDGED &c. v.
ADVERB: ex parte [ L.].
QUOTATIONS: Nothing like leather.
The wish is father to the thought.
O most lame and impotent conclusion.
Othello Poudre aux yeux.
French Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong.Dryden