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misreading

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a failure to understand correctly
  • your misreading of the definition of the word is what got you into trouble

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misreading

verb
present participle of misread

Synonyms & Antonyms of misreading (Entry 2 of 2)

to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
  • I misread her body language and thought she was becoming confrontational

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“Misreading.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misreading. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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