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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Interpreted in the wrong way.

Usage examples (36)
  • Friends insisted her remark had been 'misconstrued' - and she has now said sorry.
  • Instead, Barton apologized that his remarks were "misconstrued".
  • Why do I think that the word "misconstrued" would be used over and over?
  • Congressman denies making statement about public housing; DeLay says 'misconstrued' for more
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