- 1A failure to understand something correctly: a misunderstanding of the government’s plans [mass noun]: there must have been some kind of misunderstandingMore example sentences
- I couldn't even begin to understand what his misunderstanding was.
- ‘We understand that the misunderstanding arose from the use of different types of terminology, and apologise for any confusion caused,’ she said.
- This allows me to meet each student outside of lecture, correct misunderstandings, and catch errors in the forms.
- 1.1A disagreement or quarrel: he left the army after a slight misunderstanding with his commanding officerMore example sentences
- There is bound to be confrontation, conflict, misunderstandings, arguments and disagreements.
- All the misunderstandings and quarrels of the past had been sorted out.
- This is the reason for a majority of our disagreements or misunderstandings.