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[mis-kuh n-seev] /ˌmɪs kənˈsiv/

verb (used with or without object), misconceived, misconceiving.
to or interpret wrongly; misunderstand.
to have the wrong idea; fail to understand

late 14c., “to have a wrong notion of;” see mis- (1) + conceive. Related: Misconceived; misconceiving.


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