transitive + intransitive
: to recollect wrongly
: to have a wrong or inaccurate recollection
- Dixon too in his elaborate researches into ancient husbandry, if I do not misrecollect, starts no doubt on the subject.
- —James Madison
a confused misrecollection of a past time
I had one misrecollection in the article I wrote about Gilbert's political career on the day after his passing. He and Dave Dorsett only faced off in one aldermanic race, not two …
Innocent misrecollection, like failure of recollection, is not an uncommon human experience.
—Michael N. Levy