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misapprehension

mis·ap·pre·hen·sion

misapprehension

 
 
pronunciation:
mIs ae pr hen shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a failure to understand.
Their fear of contact with victims of the disease is based on a misapprehension of the way the disease is spread.
similar words:
misconception, misunderstanding
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