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Word Meanings - MISCONSTRUCT - Book Publishers vocabulary database

To construct wrongly; to construe or interpret erroneously.

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  • CONSTRUCT
    together, to construct; con- + struere to pile up, set in order. See 1. To put together the constituent parts of in their proper place and order; to build; to form; to make; as, to construct an edlifice. 2. To devise; to invent; to set in order;
  • INTERPRETABLE
    Admitting of interpretation; capable of being interpreted or explained.
  • CONSTRUCTIVELY
    In a constructive manner; by construction or inference. A neutral must have notice of a blockade, either actually by a formal information, or constructively by notice to his government. Kent.
  • INTERPRETATIVELY
    By interpretation. Ray.
  • INTERPRETIVE
    Interpretative.
  • CONSTRUCTIVE
    1. Having ability to construct or form; employed in construction; as, to exhibit constructive power. The constructive fingers of Watts. Emerson. 2. Derived from, or depending on, construction or interpretation; not directly expressed, but inferred.
  • CONSTRUCTION
    The arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement. Some particles . . . in certain constructions have the sense of a whole sentence contained in them. Locke. 4. The method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a
  • CONSTRUCTIONIST
    One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.
  • INTERPRETATIVE
    1. Designed or fitted to interpret; explanatory. "Interpretative lexicography." Johnson. 2. According to interpretation; constructive. An interpretative siding with heresies. Hammond.
  • CONSTRUCTIONAL
    Pertaining to, or deduced from, construction or interpretation.
  • CONSTRUCTOR
    A constructer.
  • CONSTRUCTIVENESS
    The faculty which enables one to construct, as in mechanical, artistic, or literary matters. (more info) 1. Tendency or ability to form or construct.
  • CONSTRUE
    1. To apply the rules of syntax to so as to exhibit the structure, arrangement, or connection of, or to discover the sense; to explain the construction of; to interpret; to translate. 2. To put a construction upon; to explain the sense
  • INTERPRETAMENT
    Interpretation. Milton.
  • WRONGLY
    In a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly of my motives. "And yet wouldst wrongly win." Shak.
  • INTERPRET
    interpretatus, fr. interpre interpeter, agent, negotiator; inter 1. To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied esp. to language, but also
  • INTERPRETER
    One who or that which interprets, explains, or expounds; a translator; especially, a person who translates orally between two parties. We think most men's actions to be the interpreters of their thoughts. Locke.
  • INTERPRETATION
    An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature. (more info) 1. The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream,
  • CONSTRUCTURE
    That which is constructed or formed; an edifice; a fabric.
  • CONSTRUCTER
    One who, or that which, constructs or frames.
  • MISINTERPRETABLE
    Capable of being misinterpreted; liable to be misunderstood.
  • MISCONSTRUER
    One who misconstrues.
  • RECONSTRUCT
    To construct again; to rebuild; to remodel; to form again or anew. Regiments had been dissolved and reconstructed. Macaulay.
  • MISINTERPRETER
    One who interprets erroneously.
  • MISCONSTRUCTION
    Erroneous construction; wrong interpretation. Bp. Stillingfleet.
  • MISCONSTRUCT
    To construct wrongly; to construe or interpret erroneously.
  • RECONSTRUCTION
    The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of re√ęstablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War. (more info) 1. The act
  • MISINTERPRET
    To interpret erroneously; to understand or to explain in a wrong sense.

 

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