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misunderstood

mis uhn der stood

  • v  interpret in the wrong way
  • s  wrongly understood
    a misunderstood criticism
    a misunderstood question

  • Big Fish is rooted in a conflicted adult world, and for the first time in a Tim Burton film, it is the parent not the child who is whimsical and misunderstood.
  • Turns out he was just misunderstood.
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News & Articles

  • The tech behind Kinect and how it will control your living room
    (Credit: Josh Miller/CNET) LOS ANGELES -- At first I thought I had misunderstood him, so I made sure to reply slowly. "So you're saying Kinect is going to blast IR signals at your living room, and they're going to reflect off walls and stuff and bounce back to control all of your devices?" "That's correct," Marc Whitten said. "Whoa," I replied. "Kinect has a really powerful management of that ...
    June 12, 2013 - CNET
  • Theater review: 'We Are Proud to Present' and a time of genocide
    In Jackie Sibblies Drury's play at the Matrix Theatre Company, the depiction of a tragic period in African history is at issue. Theodor Adorno's oft-quoted, much misunderstood remark, "It is barbaric to write poetry after Auschwitz," raises questions about the ability of artists to represent the Holocaust. How can the cultural tools that were complicit in genocide comment on its barbarity?        
    June 12, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • NSA leaker hunkers down in Hong Kong -- for now
    Self-identified NSA leaker Edward Snowden broke the low profile he has kept since passing details of two classified American government surveillance programs to reporters, saying he is “neither traitor nor hero” in an interview with the South China Morning Post.“People who think I made a mistake in picking [Hong Kong] as a location misunderstood my intentions,” Snowden told the paper. “I am not ...
    June 12, 2013 - NBC NEWS
Quotes

  • David Letterman in ABC News
    I feel that I need to do the right thing here and apologize for having told that joke,Letterman said. "It's not your fault that it was misunderstood. It's my fault that it was misunderstood."
  • Chuck Hagel in International Herald Tribune
    We have misunderstood, misread, misplanned and mismanaged our honorable intentions in Iraq with an arrogant self-delusion reminiscent of Vietnam,said Hagel, a combat veteran of that war. "Honorable intentions are not policies and plans."
  • Mike Nifong in WVEC.com (subscription)
    I think it was pretty clear that I (misunderstood) the likely consequence of appearing on camera,Nifong said. "Certainly what I was trying to do was to reassure the community, to encourage people with information to come forward. And that...

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