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synonyms for misapprehension

  • confusion
  • delusion
  • error
  • misconception
  • misconstruction
  • misinterpretation
  • misreckoning
  • mistake
  • mix-up
  • confounding
  • false impression
  • misjudgment
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antonyms for misapprehension

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  • accuracy
  • certainty
  • correction
  • truth
  • understanding
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How to use misapprehension in a sentence

In an account of a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, she observes, “I had not heard so many revelations of a certain kind since I used to fall into conversations on Greyhound buses under the misapprehension that it was a good way to learn about life.”
JOAN DIDION’S ‘LET ME TELL YOU WHAT I MEAN’ SHOWS A WRITER AHEAD OF HER TIMECHARLES ARROWSMITHFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Attempting to determine the particular time the corpse flower “bloomed” revealed my own misapprehension of the subject.
COUP D’ETATS IN THE AGE OF THE INTERNETROBERT HACKETTJANUARY 12, 2021FORTUNE
The widespread misapprehension about Stoicism is even endorsed by a number of scholars who should know better.
THE JOYS OF BEING A STOIC - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSMASSIMO PIGLIUCCINOVEMBER 4, 2020NAUTILUS
There’s a lot of fear, confusion, and misapprehension about why the US is in debt to China and what what would happen if China were to call it in.
HOW MUCH US DEBT DOES CHINA OWN?ANNABELLE TIMSITSEPTEMBER 24, 2020QUARTZ
The darkness, or rather the general misapprehension, which prevails on this subject, is a frightful source of disease and misery.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
There must, I imagine, be some misapprehension of the figures here, and I feel sure that those given above are nearer the mark.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
"Yes, I told Lady Kirton she was labouring under some misapprehension," he quietly answered.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
It seems a misapprehension to suggest either selfishness or ingratitude on the part of the dying King.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
When I mention her house, I must remove the misapprehension which seems to have allarmed you.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
The principal reason for abhorrence is probably founded upon misapprehension.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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