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misremember

[mis-ri-mem-ber] /ˌmɪs rɪˈmɛm bər/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to remember incorrectly.
2.
to fail to remember; forget.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; mis-1 + remember
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Examples for misremember
  • And some were so eager to mishear and put me down that they would mishear and misremember no matter what.
  • What they misremember is that it's a film with a surprising moral: fire the nanny.
  • First, individuals may misremember or misreport some of their outcomes.
  • He is not at liberty to misremember, nor is he at liberty to stop remembering.
Word Origin and History for misremember
v.

1530s, from mis- (1) + remember. Related: Misremembered; misremembering.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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