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Meaning of MISCONCEIVE

Pronunciation:  `miskun'seev

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  interpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
 

MISCONCEIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: be amiss, misapprehend, misconstrue, misinterpret, misunderstand
 
 See Also: construe, interpret, see

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis`con*ceive"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p.
{Misconceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misconceiving}.]
To conceive wrongly; to interpret incorrectly; to receive a
false notion of; to misjudge; to misapprehend.

      Those things which, for want of due consideration
      heretofore, they have misconceived.      --Hooker.

Syn: To misapprehend; misunderstand; mistake.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: contort, distort, garble, get one wrong, get wrong, gloss, make a miscue, make a mistake, misapply, misapprehend, miscite, misconstrue, miscue, misdeem, misexplain, misexplicate, misexpound, misidentify, misinterpret, misjudge, misquote, misread, misrender, mistake, mistranslate, misunderstand, pervert, squeeze, strain the sense, torture, twist the words, wrench
 

 

 

 

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