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.

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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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Example sentences from the Web for misthought

  • I ha' misthought and miscalled ye foully many a time, and many a time.

    Master Skylark|John Bennett