Simple Definition of misinterpret
: to understand or explain (something) incorrectly : to interpret (something) incorrectly
Full Definition of misinterpret
1 : to explain wrongly
2 : to understand wrongly
misinterpretationplay \-ˌtər-prə-ˈtā-shən, -pə-\ noun
Examples of misinterpret in a sentence
He claims that his statements have been misinterpreted by the media.
Her silence should not be misinterpreted as consent.
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