|1.||[ noun ] putting the wrong interpretation on|
"his misinterpretation of the question caused his error" "there was no mistaking her meaning"
|Related terms:||interpretation misconstrual imbroglio misreading mistake misread|
|2.||[ noun ] an understanding of something that is not correct|
"he wasn't going to admit his mistake" "make no mistake about his intentions" "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"
|Related terms:||misconception misconstrue|