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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of misrecognize.

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Examples

  • E. B. Dubois wrote of being made 'speechless' by the 'ridicule and systematic humiliation' of Black people in nineteenth-century America, Martin Luther King evoked him again in the 1960s, and recently feminist intellectuals like Patricia Hill Collins have written much about the necessarily collective emotional and political struggle of 'self-valuation' in a society where you are misrecognized, excluded and despised.

    Mahmood Delkhasteh: Humiliation: The Catalyst for Arabs' Revolutions

  • E. B. Dubois wrote of being made 'speechless' by the 'ridicule and systematic humiliation' of Black people in nineteenth-century America, Martin Luther King evoked him again in the 1960s, and recently feminist intellectuals like Patricia Hill Collins have written much about the necessarily collective emotional and political struggle of 'self-valuation' in a society where you are misrecognized, excluded and despised.

    Mahmood Delkhasteh: Humiliation: The Catalyst for Arabs' Revolutions

  • One day, I was studying in a park in central Tehran and when I decided to pray my close friends felt so embarrassed by my actions that they moved away from me, so as not to be misrecognized.

    Mahmood Delkhasteh: Humiliation: The Catalyst for Arabs' Revolutions

  • One day, I was studying in a park in central Tehran and when I decided to pray my close friends felt so embarrassed by my actions that they moved away from me, so as not to be misrecognized.

    Mahmood Delkhasteh: Humiliation: The Catalyst for Arabs' Revolutions

  • Unfortunately, this can have a hidden oppressive cost. all trans people have spent parts or all of our lives grossly misdefined, mislabeled, misrecognized. we are an especially sensitive lot to the violence of defining.

    Will the last trans person to leave feminist Blogdonia please turn off the lights?

  • George's acceptance of the sailors places him in a similar position to those who accepted the protection of the state during the reign of Queen Mary, for in Foxe's narrative they too misrecognized the power of the ungodly state.

    The State of Things: Olaudah Equiano and the Volatile Politics of Heterocosmic Desire

  • I have always understood Narcissus's folly in part to consist of the fact that he looked in the pond and **misrecognized** what he saw: that is, he falls in love with a chimera, mistaking for an *other* what is actually the reflection of *himself*.

    Narcissus and Me

  • Honneth's theory of social criticism (1995) focuses on the way people's self-respect and self-identity necessarily depend on the recognition of others and so are vulnerable to being misrecognized or ignored both by social institutions and in interpersonal interactions.

    Respect

  • In both cases, aesthetic experience is effectively misrecognized and thereby opposed to political engagement.

    'If the acts have been perform'd let the Bard himself witness': William Blake's Milton and MOO space

  • Or does he gamble because he believes that "chance" is just Bedeutung misrecognized?

    Complexity and Order.

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