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Misconstruction

Mis`con`struc´tion
n.1.Erroneous construction; wrong interpretation.
Noun1.misconstruction - a kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)
Synonyms: misconstrual
2.misconstruction - an ungrammatical constituent
Antonyms:
grammatical construction, construction, expression - a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
aberrancy, aberration, abuse of terms, antiphrasis, barbarism, catachresis, coloring, confabulation, contorting, corruption, defectiveness, delusion, deviancy, distortion, eisegesis, equivocation, errancy, erroneousness, error, error in judgment, exaggeration, fallaciousness, fallacy, false coloring, false swearing, falseness, falsification, falsifying, falsity, fault, faultiness, flaw, flawedness, garbling, gloss, hamartia, heresy, heterodoxy, illusion, infelicity, injudiciousness, malapropism, malentendu, malobservation, misapplication, misappreciation, misapprehension, miscalculation, miscitation, miscoloring, miscomputation, misconception, misconjecture, misdirection, misdoing, misestimation, misevaluation, misexplanation, misexplication, misexposition, misfeasance, misintelligence, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misquotation, misreading, misrendering, misrepresentation, missaying, misstatement, mistranslation, misunderstanding, misusage, misuse, misuse of words, misvaluation, peccancy, perjury, perversion, poor judgment, prevarication, self-contradiction, sin, sinfulness, skewed judgment, slanting, solecism, squeezing, straining, torturing, twisting, ungrammaticism, unorthodoxy, untrueness, untruth, untruthfulness, wrenching, wrong, wrong construction, wrong impression, wrongness
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