Definition of misapprehension noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmɪsæprɪˈhenʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsæprɪˈhenʃn//
[uncountable, countable] (formal)
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a wrong idea about something, or something you believe to be true that is not true I was under the misapprehension that the course was for complete beginners. You seem to be under the misapprehension that I approve of the plan.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: misapprehension