Examples of misunderstand in a Sentence
Don't misunderstand me—I'm not criticizing your decision.
He feels that the critics have completely misunderstood his movies.
She expressed herself in clear terms that no one could misunderstand.
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The lives of the marginalized and misunderstood also take center stage in Nottage’s Sweat, about an economically depressed Rust Belt town.
Shkreli used the EBay auction for Once Upon a Time in Shaolin to express his own hurt feelings at being misunderstood.
During the event, designed for families with children age 4–10, characters will talk about the connection between humans and nature’s misunderstood Halloween creatures.
The result is a spirit that’s often smoother than whiskey, far more interesting than vodka, and regularly misunderstood.
Yet much of the marketing around yoga unfairly favors and glamorizes these components to the point that the entire practice is often misunderstood.
Hepatitis A is highly contagious, says David Mulligan, MD, chief of transplantation and immunology at Yale-New Haven Health Transplantation Center, and it’s often misunderstood.
Within 24 hours, the media revealed that Kobach had, apparently (willfully?), misunderstood the Granite State’s laws regarding the voting rights of college students.
There is an undeniable potency to a populist appeal — but mischaracterizing or misunderstanding our problems and giving in to the impulse to scapegoat and belittle threatens to turn us into a fearful, backward-looking people.
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First Known Use of misunderstand
Synonymsmisapprehend, misconstrue, misinterpret, misknow, misperceive, misread, miss, mistake
Antonymsappreciate, apprehend, catch, comprehend, conceive, fathom, get, grasp, grok, know, make out, penetrate, perceive, savvy, see, seize, take in, understand
Related Wordsmisconceive, misdeem, misjudge; mishear
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