Misunderstanding meaning

mĭs'ŭn-dər-stăn'dĭng
A failure to understand or interpret correctly.
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A failure to understand; mistake of meaning or intention.
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The definition of a misunderstanding is a situation where something is not understood properly, or a quarrel or disagreement.

When you read something in a book and you don't understand its actual meaning but instead believe that it means something different entirely, this is an example of a misunderstanding of the book.

When you and your spouse have a little fight over whose turn it is go to pick up groceries, this is an example of a misunderstanding.

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A disagreement or quarrel.
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A quarrel or disagreement.
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A mistake as to the meaning of something; erroneous interpretation; misconception.
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A disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel.
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Present participle of misunderstand.
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