Definition of Misreading

1. Noun. Misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading.

Generic synonyms: Misinterpretation, Mistaking, Misunderstanding
Derivative terms: Misread, Misread



Definition of Misreading

1. Verb. (present participle of misread) ¹

2. Noun. an incorrect reading ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misreading

1. misread [v] - See also: misread

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misreading

misquoted
misquoter
misquoters
misquotes
misquoting
misraise
misraised
misraises
misraising
misrate
misrated
misrates
misrating
misread
misreadable
misreading (current term)
misreadings
misreads
misrecall
misrecalled
misrecalling
misrecalls
misreceive
misreceived
misreceives
misreceiving
misrecital
misrecitals
misrecite
misrecited

Literary usage of Misreading

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"... was really a misreading of the word ' Fortuna,' which accompanies the figure of Fortune on a coin of Carausius. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and proceeding from a curious misreading of Aristotle (Hut. An., v. 4, p. 640 b, Bekk.), serres to point more than one moral Notwithstanding the ..."

3. Collected papers on analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1917)
"misreading is a notable instance, which beautifully illustrates hysterical dispersion of attention. The psychology of this process may perhaps be viewed as ..."

4. Guild Socialism: An Historical and Critical Analysis by Niles Carpenter (1922)
"Its misreading of economic history is a less obvious weakness of Guild Socialism, but a serious one notwithstanding. As the earlier chapters have shown, ..."

5. Carlyle and the Open Secret of His Life by Henry Larkin (1886)
"... and Cromwell's invincible repugnance—Persistence of the Constitutional Party—Carlyle's characteristic bias, and misreading of the facts—Cromwell at bay. ..."

6. A Treatise on the Rescission of Contracts and Cancellation of Written by Henry Campbell Black (1916)
"misreading or Misrepresenting Instrument. 384. Want of Care and Prudence on Part of Releasor. 385. Same; 'Inability of Releasor to Read or Understand. 386. ..."

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