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English definition of “misapprehension”

misapprehension

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌmɪsæprɪˈhenʃən/ formal
an idea or opinion about someone or something that is wrong: [+ that] He was labouring under the misapprehension (= wrongly believed) that she loved him.Misunderstanding
(Definition of misapprehension from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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