Discern is defined as to recognize someone or something as different from someone or something else.
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
To fail to understand correctly; misinterpret
To interpret wrongly; understand or explain incorrectly
To make a gross error in judgement.
To distort is defined as to change something or shape something in a way that changes it from the truth or from what it should be.
To change or misapply the meaning of; misinterpret; distort; twist
To think, speak, or write of as greater than is really so; magnify beyond the fact; overstate
To understand wrongly; misinterpret:
To be successful in coming or going:
Perceive is defined as to see, hear or feel something or to have an understanding of something.
To gather or assume from what is heard, known, etc.; infer
Find another word for misconstrued. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for misconstrued, like: discerned, misapprehended, misunderstood, misconceived, misinterpreted, miscalculated, distorted, perverted, exaggerated, mistaken and misread.