Misinterpretation

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Misinterpretation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ misinterpretation
misinterpretation
misapprehension
misunderstanding
misacceptation|
misconstruction
misapplication
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ catachresis
catachresis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ eisegesis
eisegesis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cross-reading
cross-reading
cross-purposes
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mistake
mistake
&c. 495
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ misrepresentation
misrepresentation
perversion
exaggeration
&c. 549
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ false coloring
false coloring
false construction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ abuse of terms
abuse of terms
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ parody
parody
travesty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ falsification
falsification
&c.(lying) 544
PARAG:Misinterpretation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ misinterpret
misinterpret
misapprehend
misunderstand
misconceive
misspell
mistranslate
misconstrue
misapply
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ mistake
mistake
&c. 495
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ misrepresent
misrepresent
pervert
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ explain wrongly
explain wrongly
misstate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ garble
garble
&c.(falsify) 544
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ distort
distort
detort|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ travesty
travesty
play upon words
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ stretch the sense
stretch the sense
strain the sense
stretch the meaning
strain the meaning
wrest the sense
wrest the meaning
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ explain away
explain away
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put a bad construction on
put a bad construction on
put a false construction on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ give a false coloring
give a false coloring
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ be at cross purposes
be at cross purposes
play at cross purposes
PARAG:Misinterpretation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ misinterpreted
misinterpreted
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ untranslated
untranslated
untranslatable

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • misinterpretation — (n.) 1570s; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + INTERPRETATION (Cf. interpretation) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • misinterpretation — misinterpret ► VERB (misinterpreted, misinterpreting) ▪ interpret wrongly. DERIVATIVES misinterpretation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • misinterpretation — noun putting the wrong interpretation on (Freq. 1) his misinterpretation of the question caused his error there was no mistaking her meaning • Syn: ↑misunderstanding, ↑mistaking • Derivationally related forms: ↑mistake …   Useful english dictionary

  • misinterpretation — noun see misinterpret …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misinterpretation — See misinterpret. * * * …   Universalium

  • misinterpretation — noun An instance of misinterpreting …   Wiktionary

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