misinterpretation


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mis·in·ter·pret

 (mĭs′ĭn-tûr′prĭt)
tr.v. mis·in·ter·pret·ed, mis·in·ter·pret·ing, mis·in·ter·prets
To interpret or explain wrongly.

mis′in·ter′pre·ta′tion n.
mis′in·ter′pret·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misinterpretation - putting the wrong interpretation onmisinterpretation - putting the wrong interpretation on; "his misinterpretation of the question caused his error"; "there was no mistaking her meaning"
interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
imbroglio - a very embarrassing misunderstanding
misconstrual, misconstruction - a kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)
misreading - misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading

misinterpretation

noun
A failure to understand correctly:
Translations

misinterpretation

[ˌmɪsɪntɜːprɪˈteɪʃən] Nmala interpretación f; (deliberate) → tergiversación f

misinterpretation

[mɪsɪnˌtɜːrprɪˈteɪʃən] n [theory, ideology] → interprétation f erronée
to be open to misinterpretation → prêter à confusion

misinterpretation

nFehldeutung f, → falsche Auslegung; (of play, novel)Fehlinterpretation f, → falsche Auslegung; (by interpreter) → falsche Wiedergabe

misinterpretation

[ˈmɪsɪnˌtɜːprɪˈteɪʃn] ninterpretazione errata f
open to misinterpretation → che dà adito ad un'interpretazione errata
References in classic literature ?
Nothing holds men back from belief like that misinterpretation.
It would be quite unjust to him to suppose that he could have entered into any coarse misinterpretation of Dorothea: his own habits of mind and conduct, quite as much as the open elevation of her nature, saved him from any such mistake.
And I feared that it might lead to some possible misinterpretation of me on the part of a person whom I dearly loved.
Nietzsche tells us here, in a poetical form, how deeply grieved he was by the manifold misinterpretations and misunderstandings which were becoming rife concerning his publications.
A man living in the artificial social atmosphere which this man had never breathed would have felt painfully the worldly side of the situation -- its novelty and strangeness; the serious present difficulty in which it placed him; the numberless misinterpretations in the future to which it might lead.
Kyrle exactly as it was, and then asked for his advice in return, expressed in plain, downright terms which he could comprehend without any danger of misinterpretations and mistakes.
According to European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip, the Convention has prompted intensive public debates in some countries due to misinterpretation and misinterpretation of the term "gender".
Such a step will help combat the phenomena of terrorism, extremism and misinterpretation through authentic Sharia texts", he said.
Such a document would allow the government to discuss the policy and avoid misinterpretation, the two lawmakers said at a news forum in the House on Monday.
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e 10 percent of the total auction price of next generation mobile services (3G/4G), while terming it unlawful, baseless and based on a gross misinterpretation of provision of the law.
Sikh leader Bhai Sahib, Bhai Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia, said, "Extremist select and choose isolated verses of religious texts, which through misinterpretation and misquotation, are used spread hate and intolerance.