misunderstanding


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a failure to understand correctly

Synonyms for misunderstanding

an understanding of something that is not correct

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I believe that there was some misunderstanding," said Mrs.
This is a good deal brought about by misunderstanding.
I guess that was a misunderstanding," he stammered.
She felt that there must have been a misunderstanding somewhere and was sorry for it.
I have occupied your house for a considerable period, I believe to our mutual satisfaction until this unpleasant misunderstanding arose; let us be at once friendly and business-like.
I am quite uneasy about your dear brother, not having heard from him since he went to Oxford; and am fearful of some misunderstanding.
That's quite enough to account for our little misunderstanding.
They have come short of the perfect state through misunderstanding of the end or through ignorance of the proper means to the end.
Remember, dear boy," and he drew Pierre's arm downwards, "it is simply a misunderstanding.
Most of the trouble in life comes from misunderstanding, I think," said Anne.
Why," he said, referring to a man with whom he had had a misunderstanding, "dat mug scrapped like a damn dago.
I drank heavily during this time, but right here I wish to forestall misunderstanding.
And when we grow old enough to look back upon those times, although we may remember the pain of them, we can see that sometimes they came from our own fault, it was not that we were misunderstood so much as that we were misunderstanding.
Never was any human misunderstanding more intricately complete than the misunderstanding which had now established itself between those two.
I hope, therefore, no man will, by the grossest misunderstanding or perversion of my meaning, misrepresent me, as endeavouring to cast any ridicule on the greatest perfections of human nature; and which do, indeed, alone purify and ennoble the heart of man, and raise him above the brute creation.