Definition of Misconstruing

1. Verb. (present participle of misconstrue) ¹



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Definition of Misconstruing

1. misconstrue [v] - See also: misconstrue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misconstruing

misconstruable
misconstrual
misconstruals
misconstruation
misconstruct
misconstructed
misconstructing
misconstruction
misconstructions
misconstructs
misconstrue
misconstrued
misconstruer
misconstruers
misconstrues
misconstruing (current term)
miscontent
miscontinuance
miscontinuances
misconversion
misconversions
misconvert
misconverted
misconverting
misconverts
miscook
miscooked
miscooking
miscooks
miscopied

Literary usage of Misconstruing

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1. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1890)
"Or for misconstruing extent of public powers — sec. 953. 7. Or, without a statute creating it, for buildings demolished to prevent ..."

2. A help for English readers to understand mis-translated passages in our Bible by John Hale Murray (1881)
"MISPLACING AND HENCE misconstruing PASSAGES. FROM misplacing words of the originals, as to the proper order for construing the sense, translators have often ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"... but also pardoned and remitted to you the crimes of leasing making and misconstruing his majesty's and his parliament's proceedings against the very ..."

4. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1810)
"... effect this may have amongst the people : And therefore the acts of parliament that were to guard against the misconstruing of his majesty's government, ..."

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