[ mis-per-seev ]
/ ˌmɪs pərˈsiv /
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verb (used with object), mis·per·ceived, mis·per·ceiv·ing.
to understand or perceive incorrectly; misunderstand.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misperceivemis·per·cep·tion [mis-per-sep-shuhn], /ˌmɪs pərˈsɛp ʃən/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misperceive
“Without outside references or attention to the helicopter’s attitude display, the actual pitch and bank angles have the potential to be misperceived,” she wrote.