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misinterpreting

verb
present participle of misinterpret

Synonyms & Antonyms of misinterpreting

1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
  • his note on this passage in the novel seriously misinterprets the author's meaning

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2 to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
  • we misinterpreted the directions and ended up on the wrong side of town

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misinterpreted

misinterpreting

misinterprets

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“Misinterpreting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misinterpreting. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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