stumble, inaccuracy, lapse, slip, erratum, miss, mistake, stagger, lurch, incorrectness, failure, trip-up, trip, head trip, tripper, slip-up, miscue, bungle, error, correct.
Poor Amy's bewilderment and alarm increased with every moment's delay, and hoping to come out somewhere, she ran on till a misstep
jostled the candle from her hand and extinguished it.
Any small misstep
which she herself had made in life her daughter must be saved from making; all of her unsatisfied yearnings must be fulfilled for Gloria.
I made a misstep
in the pantry, and brought up against a blank wall.