- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||misconstrued, misconstrues, misconstruing
||to fail to correctly understand the meaning of; misinterpret.
Please don't misconstrue my intentions; I'm only trying to help you.She was angry and jealous because she had misconstrued what she had seen the night before.
- misapprehend, misinterpret, misread, mistake, misunderstand
- similar words:
- distort, garble, misconceive, misjudge, pervert, twist
||distort, misjudge, pervert