Synonyms and Antonyms of misperceive

  1. to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of humor-challenged members of the audience misperceived the speaker's harmless joke as an insult to their organization Synonyms misapprehend, misconstrue, misinterpret, misknow, misunderstand, misread, miss, mistakeRelated Words misconceive, misdeem, misjudge; mishearAntonyms appreciate, apprehend, catch, comprehend, conceive, fathom, get, grasp, grok, know, make out, penetrate, perceive, savvy, see, seize, take in, understand

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