Definitions for misunderstanding

Definitions for (noun) misunderstanding

Main entry: misapprehension, mistake, misunderstanding

Definition: an understanding of something that is not correct

Usage: 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

Main entry: misinterpretation, mistaking, misunderstanding

Definition: putting the wrong interpretation on

Usage: his misinterpretation of the question caused his error; there was no mistaking her meaning

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