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misapprehension

[ mis-ap-ri-hen-shuhn ]
/ ˌmɪs æp rɪˈhɛn ʃən /
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noun
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

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
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British Dictionary definitions for misapprehension

misapprehension
/ (ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnʃən) /

noun
a failure to understand fully; misconceptionthe misapprehension that acting was easy
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