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misconceive

mis·con·ceive

misconceive

 
pronunciation:
mIs kn siv
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: misconceived, misconceives, misconceiving
definition: to interpret or understand wrongly; misunderstand.
His notions about local politics were misconceived.
similar words:
mistake, misunderstand
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