/ˌmɪs kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
mistakenly, unclearly, or inadequately.
He uses language to convey miscommunication and lack of understanding rather than shared comprehension.
It's one thing to disagree with someone and another setting the facts straight and correcting any miscommunication.
These methods are great ways to keep in touch-but they also carry the risk of miscommunication.
The whole thing could be written off as a miscommunication.
University officials blamed the error on a miscommunication.
The goal was to prevent miscommunication about nuclear launches.
But the work was destroyed anyway through miscommunication.
Talk about miscommunication between our intelligence agencies.
There is a miscommunication or a lack of communication with their parents.
Miscommunication was in abundance on both ends, defensive breakdowns triumphed over execution and the stars played barely.
But sometimes the flaw is not totally in the execution but rather in the time management or miscommunication of coaches.
There's a miscommunication going on between those of us on this thread because of that gap.
Then there was the wonky miscommunication that started it all.
But he also had the personality that sought out patterns of miscommunication.
We simply had some miscommunication between us about who was responsible for a couple of things, and bang, payments were overdue.
Perhaps our tendency to be direct is rooted in an effort to avoid cross-cultural miscommunication.
She has had instances, she said, of serious miscommunication because her real meaning was lost in text-based communications.
At this meeting, compare each organization's goals and objectives to determine if there is any conflict or miscommunication.
Metonym miscommunication is considered a primary mechanism of linguistic humour.