Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Incorrectly understood or interpreted.
  • adjective Not appreciated or given sympathetic understanding.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of misunderstand.

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  • adjective wrongly understood

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Examples

  • KV: We didn't actually intend it to be a huge banner .. it was suppose to be a tiny little comment on the side .. and our label misunderstood our intentions for that.

    Phrack Issue #32 (Crimson Death Returns)

  • "At the same time, we've raised holdings in financials stocks to benefit from attractive prices in what we call 'misunderstood' assets in the sector."

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  • On Monday's Mad Money, Cramer looked at the case of Amazon which he described as a misunderstood and underestimated stock.

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  • On Monday's Mad Money, Cramer looked at the case of Amazon which he described as a misunderstood and underestimated stock.

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  • Tate Britain "misunderstood" a piece of art it took out of a show to avoid religious offence, its creator said.

    Archive 2005-09-25

  • Tate Britain "misunderstood" a piece of art it took out of a show to avoid religious offence, its creator said.

    Here We Go Again

  • You have misunderstood from the start and for some odd reason taken it personally.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • You have misunderstood from the start and for some odd reason taken it personally.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • You have misunderstood from the start and for some odd reason taken it personally.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • You have misunderstood from the start and for some odd reason taken it personally.

    Cinder block vs brick

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