verb (used with or without object), mis·con·ceived, mis·con·ceiv·ing.
Origin of misconceive
Examples from the Web for misconceive
It is possible you misconceive your most estimable ladys meaning, suggested Rutley, with a smile.An Oregon Girl|Alfred Ernest Rice
But this is to misconceive the position taken up by the Minority Commissioners, and to fail in appreciation of their proposals.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
If I do not misconceive them greatly, they must be very unsuitable associates for a young lady educated in a French convent.The O'Donoghue|Charles James Lever
But you misconceive me: I return at once, and my friend remains behind to answer for me.The Plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson
For the folk about these parts are apt to misconceive of our sufferings, and to have no feeling for us.Lorna Doone|R. D. Blackmore