- A failure to correctly and completely understand; an incorrect notion or belief that is a result of such a failure.
- It is the duty of the individual juror to strive to avoid any misappreciation of the evidence, no matter how it is represented by the barristers.
- Although he claims to be a postmodernist, his misappreciation of the philosophy is such that he still clings to the idea of absolute truth.
- (dated) An observed failure to appreciate the proper worth of a person, an act or a thing.
mis- + appreciation