misinterpretation misinterpretation  /mɪs ɪn ˌtɜr prə ˈteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) putting the wrong interpretation on

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. My third mistake was less profound: My remarks opened the door for misinterpretation, especially by left-wing bloggers.
  2. I think what they do is they leave themselves more open to misinterpretation.
  3. This simple order, allowing no misinterpretation by Dean, may constitute the single most impeachable offense in the entire transcript.

News

  • Glendale counters lawsuit to remove Quintero

    An attempt to boot Councilman Frank Quintero out of office has more to do with his support of a recent ban on gun shows on city-owned property than a misinterpretation of a decades-old revolving-door policy, attorneys for Glendale contend in court documents.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Glendale News-Press

Quotes

  1. "It is an awful and disgusting lie," Smith said in a statement Monday provided by his publicist. "I am incensed and infuriated to have to respond to such ludicrous misinterpretation."
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Will Smith Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  2. "If someone asked me today, 'Ricky, what are you afraid of?' I would answer 'the blood that runs through the streets of countries at war......child slavery, terrorism......the cynicism of some people in positions of power, the misinterpretation of...
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Ricky Martin Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "The Iraqi side wants to remove any mention of a possible extension of US troops, fearing that the existing clause might be subjected to misinterpretation or could bear different interpretation because Multinational Forces might demand for extension...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Ali al-Adeeb Source: guardian.co.uk

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