misthink

[ mis-thingk ]
/ mɪsˈθɪŋk /
Archaic.

verb (used without object), mis·thought, mis·think·ing.

to think incorrectly or unfavorably.

verb (used with object), mis·thought, mis·think·ing.

to think unfavorably or ill of.

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
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Origin of misthink

First recorded in 1175–1225, misthink is from the Middle English word misthenken. See mis-1, think1
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