Origin of misunderstood
verb (used with object), mis·un·der·stood, mis·un·der·stand·ing.
Origin of misunderstand
Examples from the Web for misunderstood
As a professed bi-sexual, Evans is misunderstood by those who find her choices offensive.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Smiths fandom was an once small and semi-exclusive club, reserved for the clever, literary, and misunderstood teenager.This Charming Man: Meet 'Ronnissey,' Brooklyn's Fake Morrissey|Michael Moynihan|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Haters gonna hate” makes the person who says it into an automatic martyr, persecuted, misunderstood, maligned.
Jonathan Edwards is one of the most misunderstood individuals in American history.The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist|Matthew Paul Turner|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His fame is essentially on the back of a powerful business titan who misunderstood his original work.The Author Of The Summer's Hit Paranoid Fantasy Opens Up|William O’Connor|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We are again and again told how she was misunderstood and maltreated in her own home.Nineteenth Century Questions|James Freeman Clarke
Instantly Lounsbury was all regret, for he saw that she had misunderstood him.The Plow-Woman|Eleanor Gates
The letter could be misunderstood, and I have so many envious enemies; but I felt that there was nothing else for it but bluff.Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)|Frank Harris
The position of this Association can hardly be misunderstood at this late day.30,000 Locked Out.|James C. Beeks
It means that she has puzzled me, and my hope of liking her depends on my discovering that I have misunderstood her.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.|Charles James Lever