verb (used with or without object), mis·con·ceived, mis·con·ceiv·ing.
Origin of misconceive
Examples from the Web for misconceived
Be careful, it advised, your reaction could be misconceived as inhospitable.
It moved on its own lines—peculiar lines, which were often misconceived, even by those who sought to follow him most loyally.William Ewart Gladstone|James Bryce
My religion is overthrown if I am convinced that I have misconceived the situation and mistaken what I should do to be saved.The Approach to Philosophy|Ralph Barton Perry
Thus Catherine Vernon, though she was a clever woman, misconceived and misunderstood them all.Hester, Volume 1 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
The exceptions which have been taken to Salvini's performance all rest upon the notion that he has misconceived the character.
We have misconceived the Chinese for a materialistic people, for a debased and worn-out race.Instigations|Ezra Pound