Part of speech:
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 confused:
To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
The definition of erroneous is something that is incorrect or in error.
A fallacious or illogical argument or conclusion.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
A blatant mistake or misjudgment.
Misinterpret is defined as to incorrectly describe or understand something.
The definition of fallible is capable of making mistakes or errors.
(US) To make a mistake in.
The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted:
The definition of a misunderstanding is a situation where something is not understood properly, or a quarrel or disagreement.
Fault means a mistake or a weakness.
An instance of being inadvertent; an oversight.
The definition of a blunder is a foolish mistake.
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 esteem too greatly.
To fail to apprehend correctly; misunderstand
To spoil by poor work or poor performance; bungle
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:
To count or estimate incorrectly.
(Intransitive) to step badly or incorrectly
A demonstration of the truth of a mathematical or logical statement, based on axioms and theorems derived from those axioms.
To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
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
An inaccurate explanation, interpretation, or report; a misunderstanding.
A false belief or opinion:
The act by which things are confounded, or confused.
The illegal misuse of money or property in lawful keeping.
Something that perplexes:
A confusion; jumble
The definition of a misperception is a mistaken belief, idea or interpretation about something.
To let go
To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another:
Tangle is defined as to fight, trap, or make a knot.
The definition of adrift is someone or something moving aimlessly without power, direction or restrictions.
Based on error; wrong:
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.
A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
Something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
The quality of being in accordance with experience, facts, or reality; conformity with fact
To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
(Idiomatic) To prepare something from ingredients that are mixed.
The definition of an illusion is an idea or something you can see that isn’t real.
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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