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tr.v. mis·per·ceived, mis·per·ceiv·ing, mis·per·ceives
To perceive incorrectly; misunderstand.
mis′per·cep′tion (-sĕp′shən) n.
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to perceive wrongly; misunderstand
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
v.t. -ceived, -ceiv•ing.
to understand or perceive incorrectly; misunderstand.
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|Verb||1.||misperceive - perceive incorrectly |
perceive, comprehend - to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"
see double - see things as if they were there twice; "After taking the drug, John saw double"
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