meaning of blunder

blunder meaning in General Dictionary

Confusion disturbance

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  • resulting in to blunder
  • to produce a gross error or mistake as to blunder written down or organizing a medical prescription
  • agree a faux pas or a fault or make a significant mistake
  • an awkward mistake
  • complete impulsively
  • make your method clumsily or blindly
  • which will make a gross error or blunder; as, to blunder inu000du000a writing or preparing a health prescription.
  • To move in an awkward, awkward fashion; to flounder and stumble.
  • To cause to blunder.
  • to complete or treat in a blundering manner; to confuse.
  • Confusion; disturbance.
  • A gross error or mistake, resulting from negligence, stupidity, or culpable ignorance.

blunder meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., "to stumble about blindly," from a Scandinavian supply comparable to Old Norse blundra "close one's eyes," from PIE root *bhlendh- (see blind). Meaning "make a stupid error" is first recorded 1711. Related: Blundered; blundering.

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  • mid-14c., evidently from blunder (v.), though of approximately the exact same age.

blunder meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) To make a gross mistake or blunder; because, to blunder on paper or organizing a medical prescription.

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  • (v. i.) to maneuver in an awkward, awkward way; to flounder and stumble.
  • (v. t.) To cause to blunder.
  • (v. t.) To do or treat in a blundering way; to confuse.
  • (n.) Confusion; disruption.
  • (letter.) A gross error or mistake, caused by negligence, stupidity, or culpable ignorance.

Sentence Examples with the word blunder

It is difficult to suppose that such a blunder was not preconcerted.

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