Definition of 'misunderstand'
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His discoveries helped to protect the much misunderstood grizzly from extinction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To judge wartime killing by the standards of peace is to misunderstand the nature of war and human behaviour during conflict. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The triggers for abuse are often misunderstood. The Sun (2010)To think that it will is to misunderstand the nature of the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have completely misunderstood the purpose of narrative. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The argument for free trade is paradoxical and much misunderstood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The driver had simply misunderstood what he was supposed to do at a checkpoint. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The industry is little examined and often misunderstood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To call this an error is to misunderstand the nature of probability. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have completely misunderstood and are being narrow minded. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had read their criticisms and was sure they simply misunderstood him. Christianity Today (2000)The first is that the quality of the teams is often misunderstood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have misunderstood the nature of the club. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it is hard to feel how completely he must misunderstand me. North and South (1855)He stands by his often misunderstood methods. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is in our nature to misunderstand and mistrust other cultures. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So going through life feeling your childhood is holding you back is misunderstanding how much power you have to improve yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The historians have simply misunderstood how AV works. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I watched his adolescence, when he was widely misunderstood and landed in trouble for saying things at the wrong time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)HD is a widely misunderstood condition: symptoms include involuntary muscular movements, memory lapses and mood changes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'misunderstand'
British English: misunderstand /ˌmɪsʌndəˈstænd/ VERB
If you misunderstand someone or something, you do not understand them properly.
He misunderstood the rules.
You must have misunderstood. She wouldn't do that.
- American English: misunderstand
- Arabic: يُسِيئُ الْفَهْمَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: entender mal
- Chinese: 误解
- Croatian: pogrešno razumijeti
- Czech: neporozumět
- Danish: misforstå
- Dutch: verkeerd begrijpen
- European Spanish: malinterpretar
- Finnish: käsittää väärin
- French: mal comprendre
- German: missverstehen
- Greek: παρεξηγώ
- Italian: fraintendere
- Japanese: 誤解する
- Korean: 오해하다
- Norwegian: misforstå
- Polish: źle zrozumieć
- European Portuguese: entender mal
- Romanian: a înțelege greșit
- Russian: неправильно понять
- Spanish: malinterpretar
- Swedish: missförstå
- Thai: เข้าใจผิด
- Turkish: yanlış anlamak
- Ukrainian: неправильно зрозуміти
- Vietnamese: hiểu lầm
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