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misunderstanding meaning and definition

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Definition of misunderstanding (noun)

  1. putting the wrong interpretation on
    • "his misinterpretation of the question caused his error"; "there was no mistaking her meaning"
    • synonyms: misinterpretation, mistaking
  2. an understanding of something that is not correct
    • "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"
    • synonyms: misapprehension, mistake
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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