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Misunderstanding definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MISUNDERSTAND'ING, ppr. Mistaking the meaning.
MISUNDERSTAND'ING, n. Misconception; mistake of the meaning; error.
1. Disagreement; difference; dissension; sometimes a softer name for quarrel.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: putting the wrong interpretation on; "his misinterpretation of the question caused his error"; "there was no mistaking her meaning" [syn: misinterpretation, misunderstanding, mistaking]
2: an understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister" [syn: mistake, misunderstanding, misapprehension]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century 1. a failure to understand ; misinterpretation 2. quarrel, disagreement

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a failure to understand correctly. 2 a slight disagreement or quarrel.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Misunderstand Mis*un`der*stand", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misunderstood; p. pr. & vb. n. Misunderstanding.] To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Misunderstanding Mis*un`der*stand"ing, n. 1. Mistake of the meaning; error; misconception. --Bacon. 2. Disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel. ``Misunderstandings among friends.'' --Swift.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(misunderstandings) 1. A misunderstanding is a failure to understand something properly, for example a situation or a person's remarks. Tell your midwife what you want so she can make a note of it and avoid misunderstandings. N-VAR 2. You can refer to a disagreement or slight quarrel as a misunderstanding. (FORMAL) ...a little misunderstanding with the police. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Misapprehension, misconception, error. 2. Difference, disagreement, dissension, quarrel, difficulty.

Moby Thesaurus

abuse of terms, agreement to disagree, argument, catachresis, clerical error, contorting, controversy, corrigendum, cross-purposes, difference, difference of opinion, difficulty, disagreement, discord, disparity, dispute, dissension, distortion, dividedness, division, eisegesis, erratum, error, failure, fault, faute, garbling, gloss, human error, malentendu, malobservation, misapplication, misapprehension, miscalculation, miscarriage, miscitation, misconception, misconstruction, miscount, misdeal, misexplanation, misexplication, misexposition, misidentification, misintelligence, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misplay, misprint, misquotation, misreading, misrendering, misreport, miss, misstatement, mistake, mistaking, mistranslation, misuse, misuse of words, odds, perversion, polarization, quarrel, rift, squeezing, torturing, twisting, typo, typographical error, variance, wrenching, wrong impression




 


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