misreading


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mis·read

 (mĭs-rēd′)
tr.v. mis·read (-rĕd′), mis·read·ing, mis·reads
1. To read inaccurately.
2. To misinterpret or misunderstand: misread our friendly concern as prying.

misreading

(mɪsˈriːdɪŋ)
n
the act or an instance of interpreting something incorrectly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misreading - misinterpretation caused by inaccurate readingmisreading - misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading
misinterpretation, mistaking, misunderstanding - putting the wrong interpretation on; "his misinterpretation of the question caused his error"; "there was no mistaking her meaning"
Translations

misreading

[mɪsˈriːdɪŋ] n [situation, opinion] → mauvaise interprétation f
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