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Synonyms for misunderstanding
ˌmɪs ʌn dərˈstæn dɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misinterpretation, misunderstanding, mistaking(noun)

    putting the wrong interpretation on

    "his misinterpretation of the question caused his error"; "there was no mistaking her meaning"

    Synonyms:
    mistaking, misapprehension, misinterpretation, mistake

  2. mistake, misunderstanding, misapprehension(noun)

    an understanding of something that is not correct

    "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"

    Synonyms:
    mistaking, misapprehension, misinterpretation, mistake, fault, error

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. misunderstanding(n.)

    Synonyms:
    misapprehension, misconception

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. misunderstanding(n)

    Synonyms:
    misconception, miscomprehension, misapprehension, variance, disagreement, dissension, controversy

How to pronounce misunderstanding?

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How to say misunderstanding in sign language?

  1. misunderstanding

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#899error
#5045fault
#5805mistake
#7453confusion
#11981ignorance
#22960misunderstanding
#36938misconception
#38902illiteracy
#61152misinterpretation
#61866rudeness
#63840inexperience
#66037mistaking
#80899miscommunication
#105795misperception
#121757unfamiliarity
#139927misapprehension
#160795incomprehension

How to use misunderstanding in a sentence?

  1. Coming to America:

    Cleo McDowell Look... me and the McDonald's people got this little misunderstanding. See, they're McDonald's... I'm McDowell's. They got the Golden Arches, mine is the Golden Arcs. They got the Big Mac, I got the Big Mick. We both got two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions, but their buns have sesame seeds. My buns have no seeds.

  2. Tshoki Zangmo:

    There's another misunderstanding... that Bhutan has claimed that we're the happiest country, i don't think we're the happiest country.

  3. Daryl Morey:

    I have always appreciated the significant support our Chinese fans and sponsors have provided and I would hope that those who are upset will know that offending or misunderstanding them was not my intention.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    We also believe that it's important for both, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Israeli elected officials and President Abbas and other people in positions of power, to try to tamp down rhetoric that may feed violence or anger or misunderstanding and try to get all people in Israel and in the West Bank to recognize that this kind of random violence is not going to result in anything other than more hardship and more insecurity.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    I strongly disagree with Father Conroy's recollection of our conversation, i am disappointed by the misunderstanding, but wish him the best as Father Conroy continues to serve the House.


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