verb (misthought; -thinking) Date: circa 1530 intransitive verb archaic to think mistakenly or unfavorably transitive verb archaic to think badly or unfavorably of

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  • Misthink — Mis*think , v. i. [See {Think}.] To think wrongly. [Obs.] Adam misthought of her. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misthink — Mis*think , v. t. To have erroneous thoughts or judgment of; to think ill of. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misthink — index misjudge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misthink — (v.) O.E. misðyncan to be mistaken; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + THINK (Cf. think) (v.). From early 13c. as to have sinful thoughts; from 1590s as to think ill of …   Etymology dictionary

  • misthink — [mis thiŋk′] vi. misthought, misthinking Archaic to think mistakenly vt. Archaic to have a bad opinion of …   English World dictionary

  • misthink — /mis thingk /, v., misthought, misthinking. Archaic. v.i. 1. to think incorrectly or unfavorably. v.t. 2. to think unfavorably or ill of. [1175 1225; ME misthenken. See MIS 1, THINK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • misthink — v. a. [think mis]. Ps. ix. 23 …   Oldest English Words

  • misthink — mis·think …   English syllables

  • misthink — mis•think [[t]mɪsˈθɪŋk[/t]] v. thought, think•ing. archaic 1) to think incorrectly or unfavorably 2) to think unfavorably of …   From formal English to slang

  • misthink — (ˈ)mis+ verb Etymology: mis (I) + think intransitive verb archaic : to think wrongly, mistakenly, or unfavorably transitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

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