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Synonyms for misconstrue
ˌmɪs kənˈstru; esp. Brit. mɪsˈkɒn strumis·con·strue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amissverb

    interpret in the wrong way

    "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"

    Synonyms:
    misread, misunderstand, misapprehend, misinterpret, misconceive, be amiss

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. misconstrueverb

    Synonyms:
    mistranslate, misrender

  2. misconstrueverb

    Synonyms:
    misinterpret, explain wrongly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "misconstrue":

    misinterpret, misread

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How to use misconstrue in a sentence?

  1. Bakari Sellers:

    Domestic terror, White domestic terror, is a real issue in this country, these individuals were killed because they were Black. That attack was not on First Baptist, that attack was on Mother Emanuel AME Church. So let's not misconstrue what this issue is.

  2. Alex Burgos:

    After the bill died, Mr. Gonzalez returned to the private sector, anyone who is now trying to misconstrue his service in our office years ago is obviously trying to hurt Marco's presidential campaign.

  3. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    You all will misconstrue things the way you see fit.


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