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misapprehension

[mis-ap-ri-hen-shuh n] /ˌmɪs æp rɪˈhɛn ʃən/
noun
Origin of misapprehension
1620-1630
1620-30; mis-1 + apprehension
Related forms
misapprehensive, adjective
misapprehensively, adverb
misapprehensiveness, noun
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misapprehension

/ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnʃən/
noun
1.
a failure to understand fully; misconception: the misapprehension that acting was easy
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Word Origin and History for misapprehension
n.

1620s; from mis- (1) + apprehension. Related: Misapprehensive.

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