blunder definition

  • noun:
    • A usually really serious mistake usually caused by lack of knowledge or confusion.
    • A clumsy or embarrassing error.
    • Confusion; disruption.
    • A gross mistake or mistake, caused by carelessness, stupidity, or culpable ignorance.
    • A mistake made through precipitance or emotional confusion; a gross or stupid blunder.
    • Synonyms Mistake, Mistake, Blunder, Bull. One is a wandering from truth, primarily in impression, judgment, or calculation, and, by expansion for the concept, in conduct; it may be circumstances. A mistake is a false judgment or option; it generally does not, as error occasionally does, suggest moral obliquity, the problem being put completely inside knowledge for the star, plus its remedy for this problem the phrase is altogether gentle. Blunder is a solid word for a mistake that is stupid, a gross mistake doing his thing or message. A bull is a blunder in language, involving usually a really apparent and comical contradiction; nevertheless the term can be put on any particularly inapt or ludicrously improper comment.
    • an embarrassing error
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to maneuver clumsily or blindly.
    • To make a usually serious error.
    • In order to make a gross error or mistake.
    • to maneuver in an awkward, clumsy fashion; to flounder and stumble.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To make a stupid, typically really serious mistake in; botch.
    • To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
    • resulting in to blunder.
    • doing or treat in a blundering manner; to confuse.
  • verb:
    • In order to make a stupid error.
    • to go blindly or clumsily.
    • make a person's way clumsily or blindly
    • dedicate a faux pas or a fault or make a significant mistake
    • total impulsively
  • others:
    • to go or work blindly, stupidly, or without direction or regular guidance; flounder; stumble: usually with on or along.
    • to produce a gross mistake, especially through mental confusion; err commonly or stupidly.
    • to combine (things) confusedly; mistake.
    • To confound; confuse; distract; cause to help make blunders: as, “to blunder an adversary,”
    • To injure or destroy by blundering; mismanage: as, “to darken or blunder the main cause,”
    • To do or make faultily or mistakenly; make errors in through ignorance or stupidity; bungle.
    • To utter thoughtlessly or perhaps in a blundering way; blurt on: typically without: as, to blunder down an excuse.

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