misapprehensive

misapprehension

[mis-ap-ri-hen-shuhn]

Origin:
1620–30; mis-1 + apprehension

misapprehensive, adjective
misapprehensively, adverb
misapprehensiveness, noun
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misapprehend (ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnd)
 
vb
(tr) to misunderstand
 
misappre'hensive
 
adj
 
misappre'hensively
 
adv
 
misappre'hensiveness
 
n

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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