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misapprehend

verb

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to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
  • unfortunately, the message that the artist was trying to convey has been misapprehended by many museum patrons

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The first known use of misapprehend was in 1628

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“Misapprehend.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misapprehend. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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