A mistaken belief about or interpretation of something: people tried to exchange the vouchers under the misapprehension that they were book tokens
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- There are no major mistakes or misapprehensions in their knowledge and beliefs about the disease.
- And George says that, in spite of many popular misapprehensions, logging is often good for forests.
- But it is a common misapprehension to think that joint orders afford some sort of protection.
misapprehensive adjective ( rare )
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- People are not always evil; they are often misguided or jaded or confuse or misapprehensive or imperceptive or insensitive or prejudiced.
- She is misapprehensive about the simplest things and rejects Life.
- It has also been used successfully in obstetrics and undoubtedly would be used much more if there were not such a misapprehensive, fearful attitude toward it.