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misperceive

[ 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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Origin of misperceive

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

OTHER WORDS FROM misperceive

mis·per·cep·tion [mis-per-sep-shuhn], /ˌmɪs pərˈsɛp ʃən/, noun
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