misexplain

transitive verb

mis·​explain
"+
: to explain badly or incorrectly
argued that earlier interpreters had misexplained the text

Word History

Etymology

mis- entry 1 + explain

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“Misexplain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misexplain. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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