misconstruction definition

  • noun:
    • An inaccurate description, explanation, or report; a misunderstanding.
    • Grammar A faulty building, specifically of a sentence or clause.
    • a misunderstanding or misinterpretation caused by making use of the wrong concept of a word which has had several definitions
    • an ungrammatical expression
    • Erroneous building; wrong explanation.
    • The work of misconstruing; wrong interpretation; a mistaking of the true meaning.
    • a type of misinterpretation caused by putting an incorrect building on words or activities (often deliberately)
    • an ungrammatical constituent

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