Lapse in judgment legal definition of lapse in judgment
lapse in judgment
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lapse in judgmentnoun be at fault, commit an error, deviation from the proper path, deviation from virtue, error, failure to act properly, fated moment, gone astray, gone awry, improper action, improper decision, improper judggent, misbehavior, misstep, negligent determination, neggigent interval, slip, transgression, wrong decision, wrong evaluation, wrongdoing
Associated concepts: negligence, reckless
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Eco-bureaucracy spokesmen give the impression that this is an isolated case in which a handful of field researchers suffered a lapse in judgment
And a few diehards won't let us forget that momentary lapse in judgment
Vanessa apologized for ``my lapse in judgment
for not reporting this crime.
I think there was some lapse in judgment
at KFI, but we're happy they are coming down.
It constituted a critical lapse in judgment
and a personal failure on my part for which I am solely and completely responsible.