Part of speech:
An instance of being confused:
To make too low an estimate of the quantity, degree, or worth of:
A confused or disordered condition; mess, jumble, etc.
An instance of being inadvertent; an oversight.
To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
The definition of a misunderstanding is a situation where something is not understood properly, or a quarrel or disagreement.
The definition of erroneous is something that is incorrect or in error.
Fault means a mistake or a weakness.
A blatant mistake or misjudgment.
The definition of a blunder is a foolish mistake.
An inaccurate explanation, interpretation, or report; a misunderstanding.
A confusion; jumble
To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
To overlook is defined as to look at from a high place, or to miss something by mistake or on purpose.
To let go
To esteem too greatly.
To fail to apprehend correctly; misunderstand
To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
Misinterpret is defined as to incorrectly describe or understand something.
To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another:
To spoil by poor work or poor performance; bungle
Tangle is defined as to fight, trap, or make a knot.
To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.
To combine or join:
The quality of being established as true:
(Obsolete) To pass to a person by way of inheritance.
To make something plain or comprehensible:
The definition of adrift is someone or something moving aimlessly without power, direction or restrictions.
The definition of fallible is capable of making mistakes or errors.
Based on error; wrong:
Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
A fallacious or illogical argument or conclusion.
(US) To make a mistake in.
To count or estimate incorrectly.
(Intransitive) to step badly or incorrectly
An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
A demonstration of the truth of a mathematical or logical statement, based on axioms and theorems derived from those axioms.
The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted:
To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
The definition of comprehend means to understand the meaning or to include someone or something as a part.
mix up, misunderstand
mix up, misunderstand
Interpret is defined as to translate or explain what something means.
An error in conduct or thinking; a mistake.
To err is defined as to make a mistake or to do something wrong.
To read wrongly
To make or put right:
A social blunder
A false belief or opinion:
The definition of an illusion is an idea or something you can see that isn’t real.
The act by which things are confounded, or confused.
The illegal misuse of money or property in lawful keeping.
Something that perplexes:
A person who buys commodities or securities in anticipation of a rise in prices or who tries by speculative purchases to effect such a rise.
A statement or an argument based on a false or invalid inference.
The definition of a malapropism is using the wrong word for something, especially one that sounds similar.
The definition of a misperception is a mistaken belief, idea or interpretation about something.
Something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
The quality of being in accordance with experience, facts, or reality; conformity with fact
(Idiomatic) To prepare something from ingredients that are mixed.
To judge wrongly or unfairly
Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
To come upon accidentally or unexpectedly:
To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
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