misapprehension


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Synonyms for misapprehension

Synonyms for misapprehension

Synonyms for misapprehension

an understanding of something that is not correct

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But I thought there was some misapprehension in the first statement he shot out at me without loss of time, that Captain Anthony had been glad to see him.
My wife has her own ideas, but this is an outrageous misapprehension of her views.
However, I mentally shake hands with you for your answer, despite its inaccuracy; and as much for the manner in which it was said, as for the substance of the speech; the manner was frank and sincere; one does not often see such a manner: no, on the contrary, affectation, or coldness, or stupid, coarse-minded misapprehension of one's meaning are the usual rewards of candour.
The position is so extraordinary, sir, and it might lead to so much misapprehension of my motives, that I have felt unwilling to allude to it.
Here is some great misapprehension which must be rectified.
There is some misapprehension here, for which I am in no way responsible.
It is scarcely the province of an author to refute the arguments of his censors and vindicate his own productions; but I may be allowed to make here a few observations with which I would have prefaced the first edition, had I foreseen the necessity of such precautions against the misapprehensions of those who would read it with a prejudiced mind or be content to judge it by a hasty glance.
1932--their mistakes and ignorance, their doubts and fears and misapprehensions, their ethical delusions, their violent passions, their inconceivable sordidness and selfishness.
I shall confine myself to correcting a few misapprehensions which have, I am told, arisen among readers who from inveterate habit cannot bring the persons and events of a novel into any relation with the actual conditions of life.
Constituents' views must be paramount EX-CABINET minister Anna Soubry seems to be labouring under the misapprehension that Mrs May is in hock to 35 pro-Brexiteers in her own party.
In the letter to Senate clerk Jeremiah Nyegenye, he said: "This office regrets the misapprehension that the communication of my unavailability elicited within the committee.
I HATE to disabuse Paul Rodrigues (Letters, August 30) of the notion that his letter to the Echo a secured the resurfacing of Newfoundland Road in Gabalfa, but I fear he may be labouring under a misapprehension.
In a hearing Wednesday, PTI counsel Fawad Chaudhry submitted Khan's reply while arguing that the contempt of court case is based on a misapprehension.
The new title reflects how this book is about much more than a simple misapprehension of the Jesus character, and Robert M.
This increasing popular appeal is in no small measure due to the general misapprehension that exists in the minds of many about the standing of astrology as a 'science.