What does misunderstood mean?

Definitions for misunderstoodˌmɪs ʌn dərˈstʊd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word misunderstood.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misunderstood(adj)

    wrongly understood

    "a misunderstood criticism"; "a misunderstood question"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misunderstood

    of Misunderstand


  1. Misunderstood

    "Misunderstood" is a song by British pop singer Robbie Williams, it was released as the second single from Williams' hits compilation Greatest Hits in late 2004, peaking at number 8 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was also featured on the Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason soundtrack.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misunderstood in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misunderstood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Israel:

    I almost thought I misunderstood.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    To be great is to be misunderstood.

  3. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    It became very clear ... that people misunderstood.

  4. Marie Brenner:

    A lot of people misunderstood I think, when Trump compliments Putin.

  5. William James:

    There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.

Images & Illustrations of misunderstood

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