misinterpret


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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.

misinterpret

(ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt)
vb
(tr) to interpret badly, misleadingly, or incorrectly
ˌmisinˌterpreˈtation n
ˌmisinˈterpreter n

mis•in•ter•pret

(ˌmɪs ɪnˈtɜr prɪt)

v.t., v.i. -pret•ed, -pret•ing.
to interpret, explain, or understand incorrectly.
[1580–90]
mis`in•ter′pret•a•ble, adj.
mis`in•ter`pre•ta′tion, n.
mis`in•ter′pret•er, n.

misinterpret


Past participle: misinterpreted
Gerund: misinterpreting

Imperative
misinterpret
misinterpret
Present
I misinterpret
you misinterpret
he/she/it misinterprets
we misinterpret
you misinterpret
they misinterpret
Preterite
I misinterpreted
you misinterpreted
he/she/it misinterpreted
we misinterpreted
you misinterpreted
they misinterpreted
Present Continuous
I am misinterpreting
you are misinterpreting
he/she/it is misinterpreting
we are misinterpreting
you are misinterpreting
they are misinterpreting
Present Perfect
I have misinterpreted
you have misinterpreted
he/she/it has misinterpreted
we have misinterpreted
you have misinterpreted
they have misinterpreted
Past Continuous
I was misinterpreting
you were misinterpreting
he/she/it was misinterpreting
we were misinterpreting
you were misinterpreting
they were misinterpreting
Past Perfect
I had misinterpreted
you had misinterpreted
he/she/it had misinterpreted
we had misinterpreted
you had misinterpreted
they had misinterpreted
Future
I will misinterpret
you will misinterpret
he/she/it will misinterpret
we will misinterpret
you will misinterpret
they will misinterpret
Future Perfect
I will have misinterpreted
you will have misinterpreted
he/she/it will have misinterpreted
we will have misinterpreted
you will have misinterpreted
they will have misinterpreted
Future Continuous
I will be misinterpreting
you will be misinterpreting
he/she/it will be misinterpreting
we will be misinterpreting
you will be misinterpreting
they will be misinterpreting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misinterpreting
you have been misinterpreting
he/she/it has been misinterpreting
we have been misinterpreting
you have been misinterpreting
they have been misinterpreting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misinterpreting
you will have been misinterpreting
he/she/it will have been misinterpreting
we will have been misinterpreting
you will have been misinterpreting
they will have been misinterpreting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misinterpreting
you had been misinterpreting
he/she/it had been misinterpreting
we had been misinterpreting
you had been misinterpreting
they had been misinterpreting
Conditional
I would misinterpret
you would misinterpret
he/she/it would misinterpret
we would misinterpret
you would misinterpret
they would misinterpret
Past Conditional
I would have misinterpreted
you would have misinterpreted
he/she/it would have misinterpreted
we would have misinterpreted
you would have misinterpreted
they would have misinterpreted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misinterpret - interpret falsely
rede, interpret - give an interpretation or explanation to
2.misinterpret - interpret wrongly; "I misread Hamlet all my life!"
read, take - interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"; "You can't take credit for this!"
3.misinterpret - interpret in the wrong waymisinterpret - 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?"

misinterpret

misinterpret

verb
Translations

misinterpret

[ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt] VTinterpretar mal, malinterpretar; (deliberately) → tergiversar

misinterpret

[ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːrprɪt] vt (= misunderstand) → mal interpréter

misinterpret

vtfalsch auslegen or deuten; play, novelfehlinterpretieren, falsch auslegen; (interpreter) → falsch wiedergeben; it could easily be misinterpreted as implying ingratitudees könnte leicht als Undankbarkeit ausgelegt werden; he misinterpreted her silence as agreementer deutete ihr Schweigen fälschlich als Zustimmung

misinterpret

[ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt] vtinterpretare male
References in classic literature ?
The least I can do is not to misinterpret you, on my side.
He may miss it through stupidity, or misinterpret it, but he is always asking beauty to enter his life, and I believe that in the end it will come.
The reserve which I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpreted by members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit.
When I thought how you might have misinterpreted it, and believed things" --hope was plainly gaining the ascendancy over misery in Brantain's round, guileless face--"Of course, I know it is nothing to you, but for my own sake I do want you to understand that Mr.
As counter-examples, there are numerous schools of Buddhism, some of which DO offer a type of heaven; and the Confucian ideal of reciprocity can easily be, and often has been, misinterpreted in the same way as Semitic religions.
From which it may be inferred that the best things are liable to be misunderstood and misinterpreted.
But on this occasion she entirely misinterpreted what he had said.
If she had so misinterpreted his feelings, she had little right to wonder that he, with selfinterest to blind him, should have mistaken hers.
whose verses, which he took so much pains to polish, have been misscanned, and misparsed, and misinterpreted by so many generations of idle school-boys.
The matter was talked about, of course, and motives were misinterpreted in the vilest manner.
I always felt saddened by the sight of that poor girl's absolute quiescence on all occasions, and it was my custom to look at her, to address her, as seldom as possible; her extreme docility, her assiduous perseverance, would have recommended her warmly to my good opinion; her modesty, her intelligence, would have induced me to feel most kindly--most affectionately towards her, notwithstanding the almost ghastly plainness of her features, the disproportion of her form, the corpse-like lack of animation in her countenance, had I not been aware that every friendly word, every kindly action, would be reported by her to her confessor, and by him misinterpreted and poisoned.
Thus her silence of docility was misinterpreted. How much it really said if he had understood!--that she adhered with literal exactness to orders which he had given and forgotten; that despite her natural fearlessness she asserted no rights, admitted his judgement to be in every respect the true one, and bent her head dumbly thereto.