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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It is a grotesque misapprehension which sees in art no more than a craft comprehensible perfectly only to the craftsman: art is a manifestation of emotion, and emotion speaks a language that all may understand.
Trent," the manager declared in his suavest and most professional manner, "that you are acting under a complete misapprehension.
On rereading your letter it seems to us that you are laboring under the misapprehension that we pay for unsolicited manuscripts.
Your vanity shall not be tickled by any such misapprehension.
There is some misapprehension here, for which I am in no way responsible.
Vulgarity, ignorance, misapprehension are old acquaintances.
He saw the smile, and a strange misapprehension came over him.
I find myself at times very unpopular with people, whose good opinion I am anxious to retain, simply owing to this too general misapprehension.
It is my business to correct this misapprehension by telling you what the secret service is not.
For, after all, nothing was easier than to say nothing about it unless, indeed, he were trying, under a crazy misapprehension of your true sentiments, to enlist your assistance--eh, Mr.
I am delighted to have been given the role, but I am under no misapprehensions about the size of the job.
HE rebellious Tories aghast t at the prospect of gay couples being allowed to marry, are labouring under a couple of misapprehensions.
Murakami, said she found Karachi a vibrant city but she was sometimes taken aback about the misapprehensions the people had here about the United States .
She hopes to resolve the misapprehensions around snails.
Geymonat also clears up misapprehensions about inventions mistakenly attributed to Archimedes.