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Meaning of MISCONSTRUE

Pronunciation:  `miskun'stroo

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

MISCONSTRUE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis*con"strue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misconstrued};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Misconstruing}.]
To construe wrongly; to interpret erroneously.

      Do not, great sir, misconstrue his intent. --Dryden.

      Much afflicted to find his actions misconstrued.
                                               --Addison.

 
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 Related Terms: bias, color, contort, distort, err, garble, get one wrong, get wrong, gloss, judge amiss, misapply, misappreciate, misapprehend, miscalculate, miscite, miscompute, misconceive, misconjecture, misdeem, misdirect, misesteem, misestimate, misevaluate, misexplain, misexplicate, misexpound, misinterpret, misjudge, misquote, misread, misreckon, misrender, misrepresent, mistake, misthink, mistranslate, misunderstand, misuse, misvalue, pervert, slant, squeeze, strain, strain the sense, torture, twist the words, varnish, wrench
 

 

 

 

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