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misreading

mis ree ding

  • n  misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading
  • v  read or interpret wrongly
  • v  interpret wrongly

  • Recent claims that Lincoln was gay--based on a tortured misreading of conventional 19th century sleeping arrangements--resemble the long-standing efforts to draft the famously .
  • There was unqualified people in charge, there was a total misreading of the dimensions of the disaster, there was a failure of communications.
  • Douglas Weil: As far as my misreading polls, let's cite the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology: "The facts of gun ownership by women are dramatically different from that .
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in BBC News
    There are some in the financial industry who are misreading this moment,said President Obama in a speech to mark one year since the collapse of Lehman Brothers bank. "Instead of learning the lessons of Lehman and the crisis from which we...
  • John McCain in Reuters
    The idea that (the Iranians) now seek nuclear weapons because we refuse to engage in presidential-level talks is a serious misreading of history,McCain said, citing unsuccessful efforts by President Bill Clinton's administration to engage...
  • Joe Biden in ABC News
    The truth is, there was a misreading of just how bad an economy we inherited,said Biden, who is leading the administration's effort to implement it's $787 billion economic stimulus plan.

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