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Meaning of MISAPPREHENSION

Pronunciation:  `misapri'henshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"
 

MISAPPREHENSION is a 15 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mistake, misunderstanding
 
 See Also: misconception

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis*ap`pre*hen"sion\, n.
A mistaking or mistake; wrong apprehension of one's meaning
of a fact; misconception; misunderstanding.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abuse of terms, catachresis, clerical error, contorting, corrigendum, distortion, eisegesis, erratum, error, failure, fault, faute, garbling, gloss, human error, malentendu, malobservation, misapplication, miscalculation, miscarriage, miscitation, misconception, misconstruction, miscount, misdeal, misexplanation, misexplication, misexposition, misidentification, misintelligence, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misplay, misprint, misquotation, misreading, misrendering, misreport, miss, misstatement, mistake, mistranslation, misunderstanding, misuse, misuse of words, perversion, squeezing, torturing, twisting, typo, typographical error, wrenching
 

 

 

 

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