Thesaurus / misconstruction

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

He spoke as though wounded by a misconstruction put upon his sincerity.

RagnaAnna Miller Costantini

You have faith and charity for people out of doors, and mistrust and misconstruction for those at home.

DeerbrookHarriet Martineau

She could telegraph him for money, but he might not understand, and she was too proud to lay her actions open to misconstruction.

The Easiest WayEugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow

It would be hard to find words "more intelligible, or less liable to misconstruction, than those which are to be explained."

All the rest of Dr. Leonard's statement is his own inference—a misconstruction of the fact.

Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 7.Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)

The notorious contrary fact is sufficient to guard the reader against such a misconstruction.

Familiar Studies of Men and BooksRobert Louis Stevenson

How many things that are innocent in themselves, are made injurious yet by misconstruction?

How will every look, every action, even the most innocent, be liable to misconstruction!

Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)Samuel Richardson

If we do things liable to misconstruction, we are likely to suffer in the eyes of the world—and you see it every day.

Banked FiresE. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi

Our second person plural is liable to misconstruction by an ardent mind.

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