Misunderstand



[mis-uhn-der-stand] /ˌmɪs ʌn dərˈstænd/

verb (used with object), misunderstood, misunderstanding.
1.
to take (words, statements, etc.) in a wrong sense; understand wrongly.
2.
to fail to understand or interpret rightly the words or behavior of.
/ˌmɪsʌndəˈstænd/
verb -stands, -standing, -stood
1.
to fail to understand properly
v.

c.1200; see mis- (1) + understand. Related: Misunderstood; misunderstanding.

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