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Wordnet 3.0


1. wrongly understood;
- Example: "a misunderstood criticism"
- Example: "a misunderstood question"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Misunderstand \Mis*un`der*stand"\ (m[i^]s*[u^]n`d[~e]r*st[a^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misunderstood (m[i^]s*[u^]n`d[~e]r*st[oo^]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. Misunderstanding.] To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

misunderstood adj 1: wrongly understood; "a misunderstood criticism"; "a misunderstood question"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "misunderstood": catachrestic, despised, disliked, distorted, eisegetical, garbled, lowly, misapprehended, misconceived, misconstrued, misinterpreted, misprized, misread, mistaken, out of favor, perverted, thankless, unappreciated, uncared-for, unlamented, unmissed, unmourned, unpopular, unregretted, unsung, unvalued