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synonyms for misconstrue

  • distort
  • exaggerate
  • misinterpret
  • misread
  • misunderstand
  • pervert
  • misapprehend
  • misconceive
  • misjudge
  • mistake
  • mistranslate
  • take the wrong way
See also synonyms for: misconstrued
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antonyms for misconstrue

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  • comprehend
  • understand
  • discern
  • get
  • perceive
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How to use misconstrue in a sentence

In the often-misconstrued words of Barack Obama in 2012, “You didn’t build that.”
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Misidentifying location for video of these events misconstrues the reality of the situation for those watching from afar.
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Fellache is hardly alone in recognizing the power of asynchronous meetings as an attractive alternative to phone calls, real-time meetings and even email, where tone is often lost and content can be misconstrued.
A NEW ASYNCHRONOUS VIDEO STARTUP, WEET, IS HELPING EMPLOYEES COMMUNICATE ON THEIR OWN SCHEDULECONNIE LOIZOSMARCH 4, 2021TECHCRUNCH
If we’re not careful, we can be a threat to each other’s health, which can be misconstrued as reason to feel threatened in every way.
THIS ODD SUPER BOWL WILL BRING US TOGETHER FOR A DAY. LET’S NOT TAKE THAT FOR GRANTED.JERRY BREWERFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s where the oft-misconstrued story of Onesimus comes in.
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The fairest observers misconstrue all motives to action, where any received prepossession has found an hypothesis.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
I put in, to laugh Uvo out of the morbid vein which I understood in him but others might easily misconstrue.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
Let us find out what we are talking about, lest we should misconstrue and misunderstand each other.
THE HEART OF MID-LOTHIAN, VOLUME 2, ILLUSTRATEDSIR WALTER SCOTT
But we must not misconstrue words in our versions of a style so loose.
THE APOSTLESERNEST RENAN
You will not misconstrue my words, but—but life is not always the same, is it?
GORDON CRAIGRANDALL PARRISH
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