[ US /mɪsˈɹɛd, mɪsˈɹid/ ]
  1. read or interpret wrongly
    He misread the data
  2. interpret wrongly
    I misread Hamlet all my life!
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How To Use misread In A Sentence

  • I wasn't jangly or nervy, hit a good putt, just a misread. Times, Sunday Times
  • Apparently, one anxious publisher phoned on behalf of a distinguished philosopher who'd misread the invitation letter and thought he was required to pay to take part.
  • When turnout in an election for the state government in 2008 reached an unprecedented 60%, many Indians misread this as belated Kashmiri acquiescence in Indian rule.
  • Murti is a misreading for apurti or discontentedness. The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
  • She might misread the signals and worry you don't really care. The Sun
  • Obama: ... we didn't "misread" the economy, we just had "incomplete information ... Iowa GOP to Palin: Come to Des Moines
  • If you think she has not, you are misreading the signs and there is something wrong with your marriage. Times, Sunday Times
  • Given the stories last week, suggesting that the Kirk had better get its act together quick or it'll be deid within 50 years, it would appear she may have misread the pulse of those in the pews.
  • Technicians misread critical monitors, and the core of the plant begins to tremble and quake.
  • However, they misread the temper of the dales, for a dalesman will fight fiercely for his freedom. The Crystal Gryphon
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