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1. misconceive

verb. ['mɪskənˈsiːv'] interpret in the wrong way.

Synonyms

  • misapprehend
  • see
  • be amiss
  • misinterpret
  • misunderstand
  • misconstrue
  • construe

Antonyms

  • spiritualize
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • conceive (English)
  • conceiven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mis- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Misconceive

  • preconceive
  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • disbelieve
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • reprieve
  • mccleave
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • believe
  • aggrieve
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
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  • naive
  • kleve
  • grieve

Example sentences of the word misconceive


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, people often misconceive** that hair is living, but in reality, it does not heal itself once it is injured.

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