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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To take in a wrong sense; to misinterpret.

Usage examples (37)
  • If you misunderstand a math idea, it can affect every problem you work.
  • What many investors misunderstand is that, when it comes to risk, more is less.
  • Originally it may have been plausible for you to misunderstand, that is no longer the case.
  • What exactly did we "misunderstand" about this festival of dumbassery? for more
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