Definition of Misstepping

1. Verb. (present participle of misstep) ¹



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Definition of Misstepping

1. misstep [v] - See also: misstep

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misstepping

misstated
misstatement
misstatements
misstates
misstating
misstay
misstayed
misstaying
misstays
missteer
missteered
missteering
missteers
misstep
misstepped
misstepping (current term)
missteps
misstop
misstopped
misstopping
misstops
misstricken
misstrike
misstrikes
misstriking
misstruck
misstyle
misstyled
misstyles
misstyling

Literary usage of Misstepping

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1. Transactions by National Safety Council, Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (1919)
"... 7 employees sustained sprained ankles, slipping and misstepping, 7 employees sustained cuts on hands, and the balance were minor injuries. ..."

2. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"... order to take in her Loading, People went in and out, on a Couple of Planks laid for that Purpose; and this poor Boy misstepping, fell in, and was lost. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"A mistake in conduct; an incautious or erroneous act. misstep (mis-step'), vi; prĂȘt, and pp. misstep- pcd, ppr. misstepping. ..."

4. Journal of the Life, Labours, and Travels of Thomas Shillitoe, in the by Thomas Shillitoe (1839)
"After the many plungings I had to pass through, by night and by day, for this misstepping, my Divine Master, who knew the sincerity of my heart, ..."

5. Tempest-tossed: A Romance by Theodore Tilton (1883)
"I would rather that our old ship had never brought us to the shore than that Barbara, in her first misstepping on the land, should stumble into a false ..."

6. Equal Pay for Equal Work: The Story of the Struggle for Justice Being Made by Grace Charlotte Strachan (1910)
"Mr. D 's record on commissions had been traced back for years and he had been misstepping during that time. Every one knows that appointments on commissions ..."

7. The Lutheran Movement of the Sixteenth Century: An Interpretation by David Henry Bauslin (1919)
"... "Robert Brown to misstepping up our usual way on going the perambulation of our parish"; "Thomas Giles for not sending his servant to be catechized. ..."

8. The Pass by Stewart Edward White (1906)
"A misstep would have tragic consequences, but there existed no real excuse for a mountain pony's misstepping. At the log he hesitated a little; ..."

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