misknow

[mis-noh]
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verb (used with object), mis·knew, mis·known, mis·know·ing.
  1. to fail to understand or recognize; misunderstand: to misknow the problem.

Origin of misknow

First recorded in 1250–1300, misknow is from the Middle English word misknowen. See mis-1, know1
Related formsmis·knowl·edge [mis-nol-ij] /mɪsˈnɒl ɪdʒ/, noun
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