misapprehension

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misapprehension

[mis-ap-ri-hen-shuhn]

Origin:
1620–30; mis-1 + apprehension

misapprehensive, adjective
misapprehensively, adverb
misapprehensiveness, noun
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misapprehension (ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnʃən)
 
n
a failure to understand fully; misconception: the misapprehension that acting was easy

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misapprehension
1620s; from mis- (1) + apprehension.
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Example sentences
Perhaps you were left under a misapprehension by this summer's absurd national
  debt-limit debate.
However, one source of your suffering is a misapprehension about how academia
  and publishing works.
Vulgarity, ignorance, misapprehension are old acquaintances.
The common blood, and still more the common language, are fatal instruments of
  misapprehension.
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