misunderstood

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌmɪsʌndərˈstʊd/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(mis′un dər stŏŏd)

From the verb misunderstand: (⇒ conjugate)
misunderstood is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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misunderstood

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a misunderstood [child, teenager, artist, author]
  2. was misunderstood as a [child]
  3. [often, always] feels misunderstood
  4. misunderstood by her [friends, parents, teachers, peers, coworkers]
  5. misunderstood by [most, everyone, some, all]
  6. is [easily, often, mostly, badly, terribly] misunderstood
  7. a [deeply, frequently] misunderstood [book, term, concept]
  8. a misunderstood [instruction, question, concept, work of art]
  9. misunderstood [words, phrases, terms, figures, numbers]
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