HyperDic: misconstrue

English > 1 sense of the word misconstrue:
VERBcognitionmisconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amissinterpret in the wrong way
misconstrue > pronunciation
Soundsmihskahnstruw'
Rhymesaccrue ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > misconstrue: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
Meaninginterpret in the wrong way.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "She misconstrued my remarks"
Synonymsmisinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amiss
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
Spanishconfundir, entender mal, equivocar, juzgar mal, malentender, mal interpretar, malinterpretar
Catalanconfondre, entendre malament, interpretar malament, malentendre, malinterpretar
Nounsmisconstrual, misconstructiona kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)

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