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Syllabification: mis·ap·pre·hen·sion
Pronunciation: /ˌmisˌaprəˈhen(t)SH(ə)n

Definition of misapprehension in English:


A mistaken belief about or interpretation of something: she must have been laboring under the misapprehension that you are nice
More example sentences
  • 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.



Pronunciation: /-ˈhensiv/
Example sentences
  • 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.

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