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 consensus here is that the controversy was blown out of proportion; the media misunderstood what the producers do; and no one did anything wrong.
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Nevertheless, the pair quickly merged their personal and creative lives in a way that was at the time and to their disappointment—frequently misunderstood.
There were also those who supported the CPD’s decision and ridiculed their fellow commenters for misunderstanding the department’s intent.
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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
MISUNDERSTAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misunderstand for English Language Learners
: to fail to understand (someone or something) correctly
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