misconceiving

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

misconceiving

  1. Present participle of misconceive.

Adjective[edit]

misconceiving (comparative more misconceiving, superlative most misconceiving)

  1. Having false ideas; misleading.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.x:
      through the helpe of his faire hornes on hight, / And misty dampe of misconceiuing night, / And eke through likenesse of his gotish beard, / He did the better counterfeite aright [...].