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Word Meanings - MISCONSTRUCTION - Book Publishers vocabulary database

Erroneous construction; wrong interpretation. Bp. Stillingfleet.

Related words: (words related to MISCONSTRUCTION)

  • WRONGOUS
    Not right; illegal; as, wrongous imprisonment. Craig. (more info) 1. Constituting, or of the nature of, a wrong; unjust; wrongful.
  • WRONG
    imp. of Wring. Wrung. Chaucer.
  • ERRONEOUS
    1. Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; -- hence, irregular; unnatural. "Erroneous circulation." Arbuthnot. Stopped much of the erroneous light, which otherwise would have disturbed the vision. Sir I. Newman. 2. Misleading;
  • WRONGLESS
    Not wrong; void or free from wrong. -- Wrong"less*ly, adv. Sir P. Sidney.
  • WRONGDOING
    Evil or wicked behavior or action.
  • WRONGFUL
    Full of wrong; injurious; unjust; unfair; as, a wrongful taking of property; wrongful dealing. -- Wrong"ful*ly, adv. -- Wrong"ful*ness, n.
  • WRONGHEAD
    A person of a perverse understanding or obstinate character.
  • 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.
  • CONSTRUCTIONAL
    Pertaining to, or deduced from, construction or interpretation.
  • WRONG-TIMED
    Done at an improper time; ill-timed.
  • WRONGNESS
    The quality or state of being wrong; wrongfulness; error; fault. The best great wrongnesses within themselves. Bp. Butler. The rightness or wrongness of this view. Latham.
  • WRONGDOER
    One who commits a tort or trespass; a trespasser; a tort feasor. Ayliffe. (more info) 1. One who injures another, or who does wrong.
  • WRONGLY
    In a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly of my motives. "And yet wouldst wrongly win." Shak.
  • WRONGHEADED
    Wrong in opinion or principle; having a perverse understanding; perverse. -- Wrong"head`ed*ly, adv. -- Wrong"head`ed*ness, n. Macaulay.
  • WRONGER
    One who wrongs or injures another. Shak. "Wrongers of the world." Tennyson.
  • 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,
  • MISCONSTRUCTION
    Erroneous construction; wrong interpretation. Bp. Stillingfleet.
  • 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
  • AWRONG
    Wrongly. Ford.
  • SELF-WRONG
    Wrong done by a person himself. Shak.
  • MISINTERPRETATION
    The act of interpreting erroneously; a mistaken interpretation.

 

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