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misapprehend

[mis-ap-ri-hend] /ˌmɪs æp rɪˈhɛnd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to misunderstand.
Origin of misapprehend
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; mis-1 + apprehend
Related forms
misapprehendingly, adverb
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misapprehend

/ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to misunderstand
Derived Forms
misapprehensive, adjective
misapprehensively, adverb
misapprehensiveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for misapprehend
v.

1640s, from mis- (1) + apprehend. Related: Misapprehended; misapprehending.

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