misconstruction

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Etymology[edit]

From mis- +‎ construction.

Noun[edit]

misconstruction (plural misconstructions)

  1. A misunderstanding or misinterpretation resulting from the use of the wrong meaning of a word that has multiple meanings.
  2. (grammar) An ungrammatical phrase.

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