miscommunicate

[mis-kuh-myoo-ni-keyt]
See more synonyms for miscommunicate on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with or without object), mis·com·mu·ni·cat·ed, mis·com·mu·ni·cat·ing.
  1. to communicate mistakenly, unclearly, or inadequately.

Origin of miscommunicate

Related formsmis·com·mu·ni·ca·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for miscommunication

mistake, accident, blunder, flounder, mishap

Examples from the Web for miscommunication

Contemporary Examples of miscommunication

Historical Examples of miscommunication


British Dictionary definitions for miscommunication

miscommunication

noun
  1. a failure to communicate accurately
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

Word Origin and History for miscommunication
n.

by 1959, from mis- (1) + communication. Related: Miscommunicate; miscommunicated.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper