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misappreciation

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or fact of misappreciating.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A failure to correctly and completely understand; an incorrect notion or belief that is a result of such a failure.
  • noun dated An observed failure to appreciate the proper worth of a person, an act or a thing.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

mis- +‎ appreciation

Examples

  • Success hung on maintaining them in this fatal misappreciation.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Through a complete misappreciation of the situation, Wrede came to the conclusion that the Emperor and the main body of his army were retiring along the more northerly road to Coblenz, and that his force would only be faced by a dispirited flank column of 20,000 men at the most.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Complacency led to the rejection of all schemes of modernization, and overconfidence resulted in a complete misappreciation of what was needed to face Napoleon.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Through a complete misappreciation of the situation, Wrede came to the conclusion that the Emperor and the main body of his army were retiring along the more northerly road to Coblenz, and that his force would only be faced by a dispirited flank column of 20,000 men at the most.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Complacency led to the rejection of all schemes of modernization, and overconfidence resulted in a complete misappreciation of what was needed to face Napoleon.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • One of the elder professors of Yale had fallen into a temporary misappreciation with the students, who received his instructions, to say the least, with an ill-concealed indifference.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859

  • Bacon went so far before his age as to condemn himself to solitude, to misappreciation, and to posthumous neglect.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

  • Upon what a neglect or misappreciation of values the proceed!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 74, December, 1863

  • He seems to have thought that if his policy was right in itself, Congressmen ought to vote for it, without the satisfaction of personal arguments, a singular misappreciation of human nature.

    Woodrow Wilson and the World War A Chronicle of Our Own Times.

  • Nothing authorises such an accusation, for limitation of a sphere is not misappreciation of every legitimate exercise.

    A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson

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