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misunderstand

verb

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to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
  • you misunderstood that poem because you took everything so literally

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The first known use of misunderstand was in the 13th century

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“Misunderstand.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misunderstand. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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