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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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On rereading your letter it seems to us that you are laboring under the misapprehension that we pay for unsolicited manuscripts.
Let him ever remain under his misapprehension which was so much more flattering for him.
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.
he ejaculated at the top of his voice to a ragged wolfish-looking dog, a sort of lurcher, half mastiff, half greyhound, which ran limping about as if with the purpose of seconding his master in collecting the refractory grunters; but which, in fact, from misapprehension of the swine-herd's signals, ignorance of his own duty, or malice prepense, only drove them hither and thither, and increased the evil which he seemed to design to remedy.
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.
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HE rebellious Tories aghast t at the prospect of gay couples being allowed to marry, are labouring under a couple of misapprehensions.
Geymonat also clears up misapprehensions about inventions mistakenly attributed to Archimedes.
PPP got split into two in Azad Kashmir due to misapprehensions, but time has arrived to work together to bring the country out of internal and external challenges.
The incidental offshoots are particularly funny, such as going to Sunday School and praying for a pet which captures the misapprehensions that children have which adults don't always grasp.
Perpetual's Clare Sutton said: "Don't let misapprehensions about fostering put you off finding out more.