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Definition of Misunderstanding


  1. of Misunderstand
  2. Mistake of the meaning; error; misconception.
  3. Disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel.

Misunderstanding Quotations

In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
Henry David Thoreau

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitzer

It does grieve me to think there are people misunderstanding my heart on an issue.
Kirk Cameron

Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
Lionel Trilling

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
Ambrose Bierce
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Misunderstanding Translations

misunderstanding in Dutch is misverstand
misunderstanding in French is malentendu
misunderstanding in Italian is equivoco
misunderstanding in Portuguese is engano
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