Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MIS-UNDERSTANDINGS

A being that cannot understand at all is at least protected from mis-understandings.

WORD ORIGIN

"want of understanding," mid-15c., from present participle of misunderstand.

Meaning "dissention, disagreement" is first recorded 1640s.