Consuello's words, "Why must we always impute a misconceived motive?"
The author is not indifferent to the possibility that his purpose may be misconceived.
For a moment I even fancied that I had misconceived him, and that he was in sober earnest.
Many circumstances will unavoidably be misconceived and misrepresented.
Perhaps, in the text, I may have misconceived my author's ...