Misconstrued in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Misconstrued

to interpret something the wrong way

Examples of Misconstrued in a sentence

Carla had no idea that her intended compliment had been completely misconstrued by her aunt.  🔊

Having misconstrued her fiancé’s honorable intentions, she threw the ring down at his feet.  🔊

Jennifer misconstrued her doctor’s advice as being merely a suggestion, and she was in the hospital in two weeks.  🔊

Many readers misconstrued the advertisement to mean that they would get something for nothing, but they were disappointed when the salesman pointed out the fine print.  🔊

Isaac realized that he would have to be very careful in recruiting people to join his program; he didn’t want his mission to be misconstrued as a cult.  🔊

Some of the students in the class misconstrued the professor’s questions as an invasion of their privacy.  🔊

When writing up policy, it’s important to be very specific in every detail so that nothing can be misconstrued now or in the future.  🔊

A young woman must be very careful when interacting with the opposite; too often, even the mildest flirting has been misconstrued as a signal that she wants to go further.  🔊

Take it from me: if you don’t understand the directions, ask questions you that misconstrued information won’t lead to disaster.  🔊

Abby misconstrued the expression on my face to mean that I didn’t approve of her new boyfriend.  🔊

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