Meaning of "misunderstanding" in Essential American English Dictionary

misunderstanding

noun us /mɪsˌʌn·dərˈstæn·dɪŋ/

a situation in which someone does not understand something correctly:

I think there’s been a misunderstanding. I never asked for these chairs to be delivered.

(Definition of “misunderstanding” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)