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misapprehend

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verb mis·ap·pre·hend \(ˌ)mis-ˌa-pri-ˈhend\

Definition of misapprehend

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to apprehend wrongly :  misunderstand

mis·ap·pre·hen·sion play \-ˈhen(t)-shən\ noun


Examples of misapprehend

  1. <unfortunately, the message that the artist was trying to convey has been misapprehended by many museum patrons>



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First Known Use of misapprehend

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