verb (used with or without object), mis·read [mis-red], /mɪsˈrɛd/, mis·read·ing [mis-ree-ding]. /mɪsˈri dɪŋ/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misreadmis·read·er, noun
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We were surprised, declined, and then privately rolled our eyes at how we’d been misread.I Didn't Consider My Marriage Interracial. But I Wasn't Being Totally Honest With Myself|Naima Coster|March 4, 2021|Time
You can also call the police yourself, but be aware that they can misread the situation and cause even more harm themselves.How to break free of the bystander effect and help someone in trouble|Tara Santora|March 2, 2021|Popular Science
If you receive a rude email, pick up the phone and let the sender’s tone of voice tell you if you were misreading it.Video conferences are here to stay, even after we go back to the office. Get used to it.|Karla Miller|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
However, on the first play of the next drive, Tagovailoa misread an option play, and Indiana dropped him in the end zone for a safety.Maryland football, shorthanded but back in action after outbreak, is routed by No. 12 Indiana|Emily Giambalvo|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
The person who had phoned the Halls had, quite simply, misread the results.
When a health-care worker misread test results, it left the Halls with a daughter with a rare genetic syndrome.
A technician made a simple, life-changing mistake and misread the test tubes.
Nor is the stubborn, shrewd prime minsiter known to capitulate easily, or to misread public sentiment.
But to a large degree, the debt doomsayers misread the data.
If this were a type and instance of hopeless love he had certainly misread all the songs and sayings.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
He misread words and letters of the MS., although he had two transcripts.The Translations of Beowulf|Chauncey Brewster Tinker
She had a way of yielding so quickly, when it was right and best, very flattering to a man in love and easily misread.A Little Girl in Old Salem|Amanda Minnie Douglas
The crown of life had been attained, the vague yearnings, the misread impulses, had found accomplishment at last.The Longest Journey|E. M. Forster
To suppose, as some hasty moralisers have done, that Charles cared for nothing but his women is to misread his character.Andrew Marvell|Augustine Birrell