- to fail to understand or recognize; misunderstand: to misknow the problem.
Origin of misknow
Related Words for misknowmisread, misinterpret, miscalculate, overlook, confuse, misjudge, underestimate, misconstrue, overestimate, goof, miscount, err, botch, addle, lapse, omit, misconceive, blunder, confound, snarl
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Historical Examples of misknow
He also scolds Bacon for being afraid that Buckingham's height of fortune might make him "misknow himself."The Curious Case of Lady Purbeck
Why should we misknow one another, fight not against the enemy but against ourselves, from mere difference of uniform?
It would be greatly to misknow Gibbon to suppose that his studies at Lausanne were restricted to the learned languages.Gibbon
James Cotter Morison