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miscommunicate

[mis-kuh-myoo-ni-keyt]
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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.
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Origin of miscommunicate

Related formsmis·com·mu·ni·ca·tion, noun
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mistakeaccidentblunderfloundermishap

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British Dictionary definitions for miscommunication

miscommunication

noun
  1. a failure to communicate accurately
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Word Origin and History for miscommunication

n.

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

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