misconstruation

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misconstrue +‎ -ation

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misconstruation (plural misconstruations)

  1. The act or process of misconstruing.
    • 1978, Since they acted as ‘the eyes and ears of the Sultan, no laxity was permitted to them and a slight delay or misconstruation of information was treated as a contempt of Royalty and meted with death’ - Meera Singh, Medieval History of India, Vikas Publishing House.

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Last modified on 21 April 2011, at 19:15