verb (used with or without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM misinterpretmis·in·ter·pret·a·ble, adjectivemis·in·ter·pre·ta·tion, nounmis·in·ter·pret·er, nounun·mis·in·ter·pret·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for misinterpretation
But like the book itself, the photo is just another an object for scrutiny, judgment and, inevitably, misinterpretation.A Picture Says It All Or Does It? Judging an Author by Their Photo|Jennifer Miller|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I lost interest in painting after that—it was an art form too open to misinterpretation.
Najafi told The Daily Beast that perceiving his song as an insult is “a 100 percent misinterpretation.”Iranian Rapper Shahin Najafi Faces Death Threats for Song Deemed Insult|Omid Memarian|May 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her online profile has done little to correct the misinterpretation.
The attempt to do so is due in part, I believe, to a misinterpretation of .
"Salvator" would be a more exact rendering, but would obviously be liable to misinterpretation.Odd Bits of History|Henry W. Wolff
Was it a misinterpretation, after all—what Lottie Myers had implied and feared to say?The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
The confusion plainly arises from a misinterpretation of "him" in "straight was a path of gold for him."Browning's Heroines|Ethel Colburn Mayne
From all the torrent of misinterpretation Nathaniel gave vent to, one startling impression remained in Priscilla's mind.The Place Beyond the Winds|Harriet T. Comstock