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misunderstanding

mis·un·der·stand·ing

misunderstanding

pronunciation:
mIs uhn dr staen dIng
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a failure to comprehend correctly.
synonyms:
misapprehension, misconception, misinterpretation, mistake
definition 2: a quarrel, esp. a minor one.
synonyms:
disagreement, spat
similar words:
altercation, argument, bicker, dispute, falling-out, quarrel, set-to, squabble, tiff, variance