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misconstruction

See definition of misconstruction on Dictionary.com
  • as inmisconception
  • as inmisunderstanding
  • as inmisapprehension
  • as inmisinterpretation

synonyms for misconstruction

  • delusion
  • fallacy
  • misinterpretation
  • misunderstanding
  • error
  • fault
  • misapprehension
  • mistake
  • mistaken belief
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antonyms for misconstruction

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  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • surety
  • truth
  • accuracy
  • correction
  • correctness
  • comprehension
  • perception
  • understanding
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How to use misconstruction in a sentence

The young man should not see such mad misconstruction—Come, here we are at the Chateau.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
To prevent the possibility of misconstruction, we quote the words attributed to the late Foreign Secretary.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
Besides, the Poet had laid in a sort of caution against Misconstruction before.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
It would be hard to find words "more intelligible, or less liable to misconstruction, than those which are to be explained."
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL VOLUME 4 OF 4ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
The best of rules being liable to misconstruction, some Congressmen have acted as if this rule read, "Always have a policy shop."
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 24, SEPTEMBER 10, 1870VARIOUS
This covenant, like many treaties made with high powers, is open to misconstruction.
THE BIBLE: WHAT IT ISCHARLES BRADLAUGH
You have faith and charity for people out of doors, and mistrust and misconstruction for those at home.
DEERBROOKHARRIET MARTINEAU
The very absence of information about Bret Harte makes misconstruction easy.
THE LIFE OF BRET HARTEHENRY CHILDS MERWIN
All the misconstruction and unkind criticism of which he was the subject never drew from him a bitter remark.
THE LIFE OF BRET HARTEHENRY CHILDS MERWIN
“Another warning how needful it is for us to avoid all occasion for misconstruction,” said Julius.
THE THREE BRIDESCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO MISCONSTRUCTION

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