HyperDic: misconstruction

English > 2 senses of the word misconstruction:
NOUNcommunicationmisconstruction, misconstruala kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)
communicationmisconstructionan ungrammatical constituent
English > misconstruction: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately).
Synonymmisconstrual
Broadermisinterpretation, misunderstanding, mistakingputting the wrong interpretation on
Spanishtergiversación
Catalantergiversació
Verbsmisconstrueinterpret in the wrong way
English > misconstruction: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn ungrammatical constituent.
Broaderconstituent, grammatical constituent(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger / larger grammatical construction
Oppositeconstruction, grammatical construction, expressionA group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
Spanishmala construcción

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