v. t. & i.1.To have an erroneous remembrance of; to suppose erroneously that one recollects.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The first thing that struck me was that word 'misrecollected,' which, if I recollect correctly (that is to say, if I don't misrecollect), I had never heard before.
It means he may have misrecollected what happened."
The next thing that struck me was the fine parsing of the thought and the blanket exemption bestowed thereby on the perpetrator who 'misrecollected.'
But later, after the university issued a denial, a Foreign Office spokeswoman admitted the minister had "misrecollected".
Derrida cites de Man's statement twice, namely: "memory effaces remembrance," (23) but he fails to quote the whole sentence (he may have misrecollected it or his memory has played him false).