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construed

[ kuhn-strood ]
/ kənˈstrud /
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Definition of construed

adjective
interpreted or understood: Degrees from these “diploma mills” are often awarded based on vaguely construed life experience.
arrived at by inference or interpretation: Public interest must necessarily overlap with a correctly construed definition of “national interest.”
arranged or combined syntactically: Her soothing tones and delicate, thoughtfully construed statements only burrowed further and more painfully into his heart.
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Origin of construed

OTHER WORDS FROM construed

un·con·strued, adjective
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