from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remember incorrectly.
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- v. To remember incorrectly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To mistake in remembering; not to remember correctly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mistake in recalling to mind; err by failure of memory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. remember incorrectly
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Aside from "misremember" - ing the fact that he did not win the U.S.
"misremember," jumble, and confuse the whole allegory, but he so misapprehended its meaning in many points, that the lessons taught and the morals drawn were very wide of the mark indeed.
Well before 100, he will misremember Rod as Ron, but will then mistype it as Rod.
The painting has two titles, The Racetrack and Death on a Pale Horse, but I always misremember it as Death, the Rider.
It is part of the human activity of storytelling to retell, misremember, breakup and tell backwards, peek into the crannies and tell the other stories (thank you Euripides), wonder what might have been, what could be, and tell the same stories over and over, but tell them slant.
I'm likely to misremember that time of my life, because, ultimately, I crashed and got badly burnt, metaphorically speaking.
The only sizable store of books in English was the American Book Center, a faintly indecent basement establishment mainly stocked, unless I misremember, with Mad comics and X-rated-looking publications.
Of course, it's been a long time since I read SGTR, so maybe I misremember.
Gordon (@24) I stand corrcted, I do apparently misremember, though I think this line from Friedman pertinent to the point.
Much like politics, the world of comics was never as glorious or noble as some would misremember.