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misunderstanding

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A failure to understand or interpret correctly.
  • n. A disagreement or quarrel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mistake as to the meaning of something; erroneous interpretation; misconception.
  • n. A disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel.
  • v. Present participle of misunderstand.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Mistake of the meaning; error; misconception.
  • n. Disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Mistake as to the meaning of something; misconception; erroneous interpretation.
  • n. A disagreement; difference; dissension; quarrel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an understanding of something that is not correct
  • n. putting the wrong interpretation on

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Thinking like that is a fault that comes from misunderstanding the Tibetan word nangwa, which can mean either “appearances” or “appearance-making.”

    Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth ��� Session Seven: Tantric Practice

  • Another misunderstanding is the impression that Thapar's team found genetic differences that cause ADHD.

    ADHD: genes play a role, but how crucial are they?

  • ANDERSON: SHOWBIZ TONIGHT can tell you Lindsay Lohan ` s attorney was in a Beverly Hills court Monday to take care of what she calls a misunderstanding, a misunderstanding that last Friday led the court to put out a warrant for Lindsay ` s arrest.

    CNN Transcript Mar 16, 2009

  • Of course, in her view, the misunderstanding is all on our side.

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  • South African officials meanwhile said that their government was Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Aziz Pahad to Algeria as a special envoy following what they called a misunderstanding over the meeting.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • After apologizing for what he called a misunderstanding, Roland Martin is out at CNN.

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  • Schwab says the past few weeks have felt like an out of body experience, following what she calls a misunderstanding that got blown out of proportion.

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  • (AP) - The superintendent of a Massachusetts school district is apologizing to parents for what she calls a misunderstanding over a condom availability policy.

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  • - The superintendent of a Massachusetts school district is apologizing to parents for what she calls a misunderstanding over a condom availability policy.

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  • (AP) -- The superintendent of a Massachusetts school district is apologizing to parents for what she calls a misunderstanding over a condom availability policy.

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