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misconceive

[ mis-kuhn-seev ]
/ 藢m瑟s k蓹n藞siv /
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verb (used with or without object), mis路con路ceived, mis路con路ceiv路ing.
to conceive or interpret wrongly; misunderstand.
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Origin of misconceive

Middle English word dating back to 1350鈥1400; see origin at mis-1, conceive

OTHER WORDS FROM misconceive

mis路con路ceiv路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misconceive

misconceive
/ (藢m瑟sk蓹n藞si藧v) /

verb
to have the wrong idea; fail to understand

Derived forms of misconceive

misconceiver, noun
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