MISCONSTRUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MISCONSTRUE
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misconstrue
 v.  interpret incorrectly; misjudge; mistake the meaning of
Classic Sentence:
1  Still, when I reached my chamber, I felt a pang at the idea she should even temporarily misconstrue what she had seen.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  It was annoying the way Melly always misconstrued her motives--but perhaps that was far preferable to having her suspect the truth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  Sometimes, words meant in the utmost respect were misconstrued by overstrung relatives of the dead and scarcely were the last shovels of earth mounded above the coffin before trouble began.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
Example Sentence:
1  Yet any discussion of weight and breast cancer is considered sensitive because some may misconstrue that as the medical establishment blaming women for their disease.