Misconceiving
Misconceive Mis`con*ceive", v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Misconceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misconceiving}.] To conceive wrongly; to interpret incorrectly; to receive a false notion of; to misunderstand; to misjudge; to misapprehend. [1913 Webster]

Those things which, for want of due consideration heretofore, they have misconceived. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To misapprehend; misunderstand; mistake. [1913 Webster]


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