misconstrual misconstrual

Definition(s):

  • (n) a kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)

Usage(s):

  • Was that a purposeful misconstrual? The point is that the existence of a black seat on the court created an opportunity to put in a bad young justice.
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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /