Thackeray's lecture on Swift, which is full of animosity and miscomprehension, is a well-written revelation of Thackeray.
We did gain knowledge, but as yet everything was imperfect, without fine shading, and subject to all miscomprehension.
But an opinion such as this is due to miscomprehension of the facts.
mid-15c., from Middle French comprehénsion (15c.), from Latin comprehensionem (nominative comprehensio) "a seizing, laying hold of, arrest," figuratively "perception, comprehension," noun of action from past participle stem of comprehendere (see comprehend). In reading education, from 1921.
comprehension com·pre·hen·sion (kŏm'prĭ-hěn'shən)