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synonyms for misconceive

  • confound
  • confuse
  • fail
  • misapply
  • misapprehend
  • miscalculate
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misjudge
  • misread
  • miss
  • mistake
  • be at cross purposes
  • be bewildered
  • be confused
  • be perplexed
  • get signals crossed
  • get signals mixed
  • get wrong
  • get wrong impression
  • miscomprehend
  • misknow
  • misreckon
  • miss the point
  • not register
  • take amiss
  • take wrongly
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antonyms for misconceive

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  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comprehend
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • get
  • perceive
  • succeed
  • understand
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How to use misconceive in a sentence

But this is to misconceive the position taken up by the Minority Commissioners, and to fail in appreciation of their proposals.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Nobody who has read the striking essay in which these words appear could a moment misconceive their author's meaning.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 5, NO. 3, MARCH, 1852VARIOUS
I am concerned that he should in any instance misconceive me.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS PAINE, VOL. I. (OF II)MONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
For her purposes she preferred that he should entirely misconceive her.
THE SALAMANDEROWEN JOHNSON
For the folk about these parts are apt to misconceive of our sufferings, and to have no feeling for us.
LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
Both methods of study, if employed one-sidedly, entirely misconceive the art of thinking.
THE POSITIVE OUTCOME OF PHILOSOPHYJOSEPH DIETZGEN
You misconceive me as imputing scandal when, as a matter of fact, I was trying to assure you that I rejected the imputation.
MAJOR VIGOUREUXA. T. QUILLER-COUCH
We shall misconceive the character of Francis if we suppose him to have been a boy of bad nature.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. II (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Nobody who has read the striking essay in which these words appear could for a moment misconceive their author's meaning.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 419, NEW SERIES, JANUARY 10, 1852VARIOUS
It is impossible to misconceive the common principle which animates them, the unity of their method.
LECTURES ON THE TRUE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE GOODVICTOR COUSIN
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WORDS RELATED TO MISCONCEIVE

  • blunder
  • confuse
  • err
  • misconceive
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misread
  • miss
  • mistake
  • misunderstand
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