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mis·ap·pre·hend

 (mĭs-ăp′rĭ-hĕnd′)
tr.v. mis·ap·pre·hend·ed, mis·ap·pre·hend·ing, mis·ap·pre·hends
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.

mis·ap′pre·hen′sion (-hĕn′shən) n.

misapprehend

(ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnd)
vb
(tr) to misunderstand; misinterpret
ˌmisappreˈhensive adj
ˌmisappreˈhensively adv
ˌmisappreˈhensiveness n

mis•ap•pre•hend

(ˌmɪs æp rɪˈhɛnd)

v.t.
[1645–55]
mis`ap•pre•hen′sion (-ˈhɛn ʃən) n.

misapprehend


Past participle: misapprehended
Gerund: misapprehending

Imperative
misapprehend
misapprehend
Present
I misapprehend
you misapprehend
he/she/it misapprehends
we misapprehend
you misapprehend
they misapprehend
Preterite
I misapprehended
you misapprehended
he/she/it misapprehended
we misapprehended
you misapprehended
they misapprehended
Present Continuous
I am misapprehending
you are misapprehending
he/she/it is misapprehending
we are misapprehending
you are misapprehending
they are misapprehending
Present Perfect
I have misapprehended
you have misapprehended
he/she/it has misapprehended
we have misapprehended
you have misapprehended
they have misapprehended
Past Continuous
I was misapprehending
you were misapprehending
he/she/it was misapprehending
we were misapprehending
you were misapprehending
they were misapprehending
Past Perfect
I had misapprehended
you had misapprehended
he/she/it had misapprehended
we had misapprehended
you had misapprehended
they had misapprehended
Future
I will misapprehend
you will misapprehend
he/she/it will misapprehend
we will misapprehend
you will misapprehend
they will misapprehend
Future Perfect
I will have misapprehended
you will have misapprehended
he/she/it will have misapprehended
we will have misapprehended
you will have misapprehended
they will have misapprehended
Future Continuous
I will be misapprehending
you will be misapprehending
he/she/it will be misapprehending
we will be misapprehending
you will be misapprehending
they will be misapprehending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misapprehending
you have been misapprehending
he/she/it has been misapprehending
we have been misapprehending
you have been misapprehending
they have been misapprehending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misapprehending
you will have been misapprehending
he/she/it will have been misapprehending
we will have been misapprehending
you will have been misapprehending
they will have been misapprehending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misapprehending
you had been misapprehending
he/she/it had been misapprehending
we had been misapprehending
you had been misapprehending
they had been misapprehending
Conditional
I would misapprehend
you would misapprehend
he/she/it would misapprehend
we would misapprehend
you would misapprehend
they would misapprehend
Past Conditional
I would have misapprehended
you would have misapprehended
he/she/it would have misapprehended
we would have misapprehended
you would have misapprehended
they would have misapprehended
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misapprehend - interpret in the wrong waymisapprehend - interpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
construe, interpret, see - make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"

misapprehend

verb misunderstand, mistake, misinterpret, misread, misconstrue, misconceive, get the wrong idea or impression about To see them as mere stereotypes is to misapprehend their significance.

misapprehend

verb
Translations

misapprehend

[ˌmɪsæprɪˈhend] VTentender mal, comprender mal

misapprehend

References in classic literature ?
The difficulty has been strangely exaggerated and misapprehended.
Never divining Joan's fluttering wildness, her blind hatred of restraint and compulsion, her abhorrence of mastery by another, and mistaking the warmth and enthusiasm in her eyes (aroused by his latest tale) for something tender and acquiescent, he drew her to him, laid a forcible detaining arm about her waist, and misapprehended her frantic revolt for an exhibition of maidenly reluctance.
This Court would only interfere with such discretion if it is seen that there was misdirection in some matter and as a result, the judge arrived at a wrong decision or, that he or she misapprehended the law or failed to take into account some relevant matter," observed the Judges.
Although we put a premium on the factual findings of the trial court, especially when they are affirmed by the appellate court, this rule is not absolute and admits exceptions, such as when some facts or circumstances of weight and substance have been overlooked, misapprehended, and misinterpreted," it said.
That the Learned Trial Judge erred in law and totally misapprehended the facts of the matter in overruling the objection of the Appellant on the inappropriateness of the Originating Summons proceeding in the determination of the first Respondent's case.
She misapprehended the rule that persons dealing with a registered land have the legal right to rely on the face of the title and to dispense with the need to inquire further, except when the party concerned has actual knowledge of facts and circumstances that would impel a reasonably cautious man to make such inquiry.
All said acts were not committed by my client, who published these comments on a social media account, which was misapprehended and described as hostile acts," the attorney told the court, adding that the statements that were attributed to his client could not hurt the political relations between the UAE and other countries.
Chapter 1 discusses Freud's essay Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious, characterizing its enduring frame of the psychology of humor while drawing attention to elements that have in the author's view been misapprehended.
151) Thus, while the Fifth Circuit misread the legislative history and misapprehended the intent of Congress, the Gifford Pinchot court relied on Sierra Club rather than conducting its own review of the legislative history.
The District Court Misapprehended the Nature, Scope, and Trigger of the Duty to Preserve A.
A motion for rehearing shall state with particularity the points of law or fact that, in the opinion of the state, the court has overlooked or misapprehended in its decision, and shall not present issues not previously raised in the proceeding.
The second problem the Tax Court cited was that the IRS misapprehended the in terrorem provision and gave it too broad a meaning.