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misconstrued

verb
past tense of misconstrue

Synonyms & Antonyms of misconstrued

to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
  • claimed that the press had misconstrued her comments

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“Misconstrued.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misconstrued. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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