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misperceive

[ mis-per-seev ]
/ 藢m瑟s p蓹r藞siv /
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verb (used with object), mis路per路ceived, mis路per路ceiv路ing.
to understand or perceive incorrectly; misunderstand.
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Origin of misperceive

First recorded in 1920鈥25; mis-1 + perceive

OTHER WORDS FROM misperceive

mis路per路cep路tion [mis-per-sep-shuhn], /藢m瑟s p蓹r藞s蓻p 蕛蓹n/, noun
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