mis-

wrong, wrongly

Usage

  • misconstrue

    If you misconstrue something that has been said or something that happens, you understand or interpret it incorrectly.

  • misapprehension

    A misapprehension is a misunderstanding or false impression that you are under, especially concerning another person's intentions towards you.

  • misgiving

    A misgiving is a doubt or uncertainty that you have about something, usually something that you are about to do.

  • misnomer

    A misnomer is a name given to someone or something that doesn't quite fit or is inaccurate in some obvious way.

  • misconception

    A misconception is a mistaken idea or belief that is held about something.

  • misalliance

    an unsuitable alliance (especially with regard to marriage)

  • misapply

    apply to a wrong thing or person

  • misappropriate

    appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use

  • miscalculate

    judge incorrectly

  • misconceived

    having formed a wrong idea about something

  • miscount

    count wrongly

  • misdeed

    improper or wicked or immoral behavior

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