misconstruction

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misconstruction

[mis-kuhn-struhk-shuhn]
noun
1.
wrong construction; misinterpretation: to put a misconstruction upon an action.
2.
an act or instance of misconstruing.

Origin:
1505–15; mis-1 + construction

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misconstruction (ˌmɪskənˈstrʌkʃən)
 
n
1.  a false interpretation of evidence, facts, etc
2.  a faulty construction, esp in grammar

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We regret the misconstruction of our intentions which the language objected to unintentionally may have conveyed to some readers.
To eliminate any possible misconstruction of the rule, this proposal has been adopted.
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