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misremember

Line breaks: mis|re¦mem|ber
Pronunciation: /mɪsrɪˈmɛmbə
 
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Definition of misremember in English:

verb

[with object]
Remember imperfectly or incorrectly: all this sounds fanciful and is perhaps misremembered [no object]: unless I misremember, you didn’t leave alone
More example sentences
  • In Stoppard's poignant and witty memory play, the poet lies on his deathbed remembering and misremembering his emotional and scholarly life.
  • Embarrassingly, I misremembered the Ray Bradbury title I listed as one of my top five!
  • Unfortunately, she - well, let's put it kindly and say she misremembered the ‘research’ she was quoting, as I discovered when I e-mailed her.

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