misapprehend

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

Definition of misapprehend

: to apprehend wrongly : misunderstand

misapprehension

play \-ˈhen(t)-shən\ noun

Examples of misapprehend in a Sentence

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

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