misapprehension

[ mis-ap-ri-hen-shuhn ]
/ ˌmɪs æp rɪˈhɛn ʃən /

noun

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of misapprehension

First recorded in 1620–30; mis-1 + apprehension

OTHER WORDS FROM misapprehension

mis·ap·pre·hen·sive, adjectivemis·ap·pre·hen·sive·ly, adverbmis·ap·pre·hen·sive·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for misapprehension

British Dictionary definitions for misapprehension

misapprehension
/ (ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnʃən) /

noun

a failure to understand fully; misconceptionthe misapprehension that acting was easy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012