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Synonyms for misunderstanding
ˌmɪs ʌn dərˈstæn dɪŋmis·un·der·stand·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misinterpretation, misunderstanding, mistakingnoun

    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, misapprehensionnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. misunderstandingnoun

    Synonyms:
    misapprehension, misconception

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. misunderstandingnoun

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

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How to use misunderstanding in a sentence?

  1. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    Misunderstanding is understanding in your own way than what IS!

  2. An Albany Police spokeswoman:

    We have apologized to the officer for our misunderstanding when he attended class on our campus, and we regret this happened. We have met with the faculty and staff involved to reiterate the Georgia Law and Darton Policy.

  3. Cardinal Health:

    Cardinal Health is confident that the facts and the law are on our side, and we intend to vigorously defend ourselves against the plaintiff's mischaracterization of those facts and misunderstanding of the law.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    These are my daily and ceaseless prayers and I think they ought to be yours too. God enrich me with sufficient Grace, uncommon wisdom and Great insight. So that I can motivate, inspire and impact the world and the posterity ahead of me. Also, that I may become an instrument of peace wherever there is conflict or misunderstanding. Moreover, where there is hatred God cause me to showcase love. Besides that, where there is pain may I become a soothing relief. Furthermore, God make me a solution or an answer to the problems or challenges of multitude of people right here and out there. Even whenever and wherever there is hopelessness let me profess hope. Above all, make me an agent of positive change wherever I may find myself hence forth. I guess, that is worth praying for and worth asking for, isn't it? -Emeasoba George

  5. Bridget Wiedenmeyer:

    I think there's a misunderstanding out there in terms of the volume of kids for whom this applies, when Abbott made this announcement, my heart dropped.

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