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.

Origin of misthink

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

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

    Master Skylark|John Bennett