misconstruction

noun
mis·con·struc·tion | \ ˌmis-kən-ˈstrək-shən \
plural misconstructions

Definition of misconstruction 

1 : a wrong interpretation (as of words, intentions, or actions) : an act or instance of misconstruing something a complete misconstruction of my words

2 : a bad or wrong construction Catachresis … is a striking, even extreme, implied metaphor that often makes use of a grammatical misconstruction. —Robert A. Harris

First Known Use of misconstruction

circa 1535 , in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of misconstruction was circa 1535

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