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misunderstood

mis·un·der·stood

misunderstood

pronunciation:
mIs uhn dr stUd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not understood correctly.
That is an often misunderstood poem.
definition 2: not thought well of.
Jeff is a misunderstood boy who was wrongly accused of breaking the window.
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The word misunderstood contains the following part: