A misstep is a mistake that you make. When you make a misstep, you usually end up doing something that you didn't plan on doing.

  • The politician made a misstep when he attacked the other politician.

  • The chef made a misstep when he added too much sugar to the cake.

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Example Sentences for misstep

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    The first misstep occurred during the first part of the oath.

  • 2

    I apologize for the misstep.

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    It was a misstep of mine to not read the topic.

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    I was under the impression that it was a misstep.

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    I will restore your edit and I apologize for the misstep.

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    The article already covers the missteps in administering and reciting the oath.

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    Speedy dletion was a very big misstep of the editor who added it.

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    The last paper is interesting and explains why Ayala's paper was a misstep.

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    His crucial misstep appears to have been a profound failure to blend in.

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    However, every possible misstep will be brought up again and again and again.